On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1798

Historical Events

  • Rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt

Famous Birthdays

  • Jules Armand Dufaure, French statesman (Prime Minister of France 1871-73), born in Saujon, France (d. 1881)

Famous Deaths

  • Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist and physicist, dies at 61
1798 Highlights

About December 4, 1798

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius