On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1798

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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