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Notable Historical Events for December 4th

1977Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" premieres in NYC

1992Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.

1981Reagan Executive Order on Intelligence (No 12333) that allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence

1816James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King

1986Neil Simon's "Broadway Bound" premieres in NYC

1961Museum of Modern Art hangs Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days

19967th Billboard Music Awards: Alanis Morissette win

1985President Reagan appoints Vice Adm John Poindexter as security adviser

1927Duke Ellington opens at Cotton Club in Harlem

1963Aldo Moro forms Italian government (1963-1968)

December 4th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 4th

1974Anke Huber, Ludwigshafen Germany, tennis star (1996 finalist Australian)

1969Jay-Z, Brooklyn, New York City, American rapper (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint)

1840Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], Fort Robinson Nebraska, Oglala Sioux chief (Battle of the Little Bighorn)

1892Francisco Franco [ y Bahamonde], Ferrol Galicia, Spanish General and Dictator (1936-75), (d. 1975)

1973Tyra Banks, Inglewood, California, model/actress (Higher Learning, Fresh Prince of Bel Air)

1795Thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution)

December 4th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on December 4th

1976Actress Elizabeth Taylor (44) marries for the 7th time to politician John Warner (49)

1979Liza Minnelli's 3rd marriage (Mark Gero)

1878Novelist Bram Stoker (31) weds Florence Balcombe (20) in Dublin, Ireland

1973NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (47) weds activist Carrie Cooke

December 4th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on December 4th

1975Hannah Arendt, German/US political theorist and historian, dies at 69

1679Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher (b. 1588)

December 4th Deaths
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