On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1844

Historical Events

Election of Interest

James Knox Polk elected 11th US President

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus, born in Rottweil, Württemberg (d. 1914)
1844 Highlights

About December 4, 1844

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius