On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Frank Friday Fletcher is first US admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford's peace ship, Oscar II, sails for Europe 'to get the boys out of the trenches by Christmas'

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County, Georgia
  • Panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • Fred Freer, Australian cricket pace bowler (1 Test 1946), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60