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December 4 National Day Calendar with a complete list of National Days in December and on the day December 4th.

Saida Captured

  • 1110, EUROPEAN CRUSADERS captured the SYRIAN seaport of SAIDA [SIDON] in what is now LEBANON.
  • 1110, EUROPEAN CRUSADERS captured the SYRIAN seaport of SAIDA [SIDON] in what is now LEBANON.
  • 1123, poet OMAR KHAYYAM died at 75 in NISHAPUR, PERSIA.
  • 1259, ENGLAND’S KING HENRY III and FRANCE’S KING LOUIS IX signed the “TREATY OF PARIS”. HENRY surrendered all claims to FRENCH territory, except GASCONY.
  • 1489, after a year-long siege, the SPANISH defeated the MOORS at the “BATTLE OF BAZA” in GRANADA.
  • 1534, the OTTOMAN TURKS, led by SULTAN SULEIMAN, captured BAGHDAD.
  • 1619, 38 colonists from ENGLAND landed in VIRGINIA and gave thanks to GOD in prayer, considered by some as the first THANKSGIVING in NORTH AMERICA.

Marquette & Jollet At Chicago

  • 1674, FRANCE’S JACQUES MARQUETTE, LOUIS JOLLIET, and five others constructed a log-cabin mission on the CHICAGO RIVER near the shores of LAKE MICHIGAN — the first EUROPEAN structure in what is now CHICAGO.
  • 1674, FRANCE’S JACQUES MARQUETTE, LOUIS JOLLIET, and five others constructed a log-cabin mission on the CHICAGO RIVER near the shores of LAKE MICHIGAN — the first EUROPEAN structure in what is now CHICAGO.
  • 1691, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR LEOPOLD I took control of TRANSYLVANIA.
  • 1534, the OTTOMAN TURKS, led by SULTAN SULEIMAN, captured BAGHDAD.
  • 1563, 18 years after commencing, the “COUNCIL OF TRENT” held its final session.
  • 1619, 38 colonists from ENGLAND landed in VIRGINIA and gave thanks to GOD in prayer, considered by some as the first THANKSGIVING in NORTH AMERICA.

Farewell At Fraunce’S Tavern

  • 1783, GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON bade farewell to his CONTINENTAL ARMY officers at FRAUNCES TAVERN in NEW YORK.
  • 1783, GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON bade farewell to his CONTINENTAL ARMY officers at FRAUNCES TAVERN in NEW YORK.
  • 1816, DEMOCRAT-REPUBLICAN JAMES MONROE defeated FEDERALIST RUFUS KING to become the fifth president of the UNITED STATES.
  • 1832, in PHILADELPHIA, ARTHUR TAPPAN founded the AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.
  • 1851, the army of FRENCH PRESIDENT LOUIS NAPOLEON BONAPARTE crushed an attempted coup d’etat.

Related December National Days:

  1. December 1
  2. December 2
  3. December 3