On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1875

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Magear Tweed "Boss Tweed" (Tammany Hall, NYC) escapes from jail

Politician and Businessman Boss Tweed
Politician and Businessman
Boss Tweed

Famous Birthdays

  • Rainer Maria Rilke, Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist (Ana, The City, Duino Elegies), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1926)
1875 Highlights

About December 4, 1875

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius