Today in History – December 4 — Library of Congress
Today in History – December 4
On December 4, 1619, thirty-eight colonists arrived from England and ventured ashore to settle the land grant along the James River that became known as the Berkeley Hundred(Berkeley Plantation). Continue reading.
On Thursday, December 4, 1783, General George Washington received the officers of the victorious Continental Army to say farewell in the Long Room of Fraunces Tavern in New York City. Continue reading.
On December 4, 1875, William M. “Boss” Tweed, notorious leader of New York City’s Democratic political machine, escaped from Ludlow Street jail and went into hiding in New York. Continue reading.
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