What Happened on December 4, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes
  • Webb Hayes, son of US President Rutherford Hayes, receives medal of honor

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953)
  • Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer