On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1875

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

  • Joe Corbett, American baseball player, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1945)
  • Rainer Maria Rilke, Austrian poet (Ana, The City, Duino Elegies), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1926)