On This Day: December 04th

This is 339th day of the year and 27 days remain in the year.

in history
George Washington delivered his farewell address to his officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York City.
James Monroe of Virginia was elected (by electors) the fifth president of the United States.
William Marcy "Boss" Tweed of New York's Tammany Hall escaped from jail and fled the country.
The Senate approved U.S. participation in the United Nations.
Dianne Feinstein became San Francisco's first female mayor.
Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson is released after seven years as a hostage in Lebanon.
Rock musician and composer Frank Zappa died at age 52.
Interpol put the former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor, on its most-wanted list.
December 04 Birthdays
Francisco Franco1892–1975, Spanish general and leader.
Jay-Zrapper, producer
Tyra Banksmodel
Dennis Wilsonpop musician
Rainer Maria Rilkepoet
Edith Cavellnurse
Jeff Bridgesactor
John Cottonclergyman
Thomas Carlyleessayist, historian
Lillian Russellsoprano

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