On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's, England)
  • First edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric S. Raymond, American open source advocate, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lee Smith, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Jamestown, Louisiana
  • Raul Boesel, Brazil, Brazilian Indy-car racer (CART), born in Curitiba, Brazil