On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1836

Historical Events

  • Whig party holds its first national convention, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Read, American composer, dies at 79
1836 Highlights

About December 4, 1836

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius