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December 4, 1875 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


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

Birthdays in History

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