Today in History

    What happened on the 4th of December in history?

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    • 1619
      America's 1st Thanksgiving Day (Va)
    • 1680
      A hen in Rome lays an egg imprinted with figure of great comet 1st seen on December 16 1680
    • 1682
      1st Gen Assembly in Penn (Chester)
    • 1783
      Washington bids officers farewell at Fraunce's Tavern NYC
    • 1909
      1st Grey Cup game (University of Toronto 26 Toronto Parkdale 6)
    • 1912
      Roald Amundsen reaches South pole
    • 1915
      Panama Pacific International Exposition opens
    • 1957
      1st edition of Chase's Annual Events published
    • 1965
      Gemini 7 launched with 2 astronauts
    • 1980
      Islanders end 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2) (Col Rockies)
    • 1980
      South Africa grants Transkei independence