Historical Events for 4th December 2019

1619 – 38 colonists from Berkeley Parish, England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God. Considered by many the first Thanksgiving in the Americas.
1655 – Middelburg, Netherlands forbids building of synagogue
1926 – CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators retain Championship with 10-7 win over U of Toronto Blues
1927 – Dmitri Shostakovich’s 2nd Symphony premieres in Moscow
1965 – Gemini 7 launched with Frank Borman and Jim Lovell
1974 – Jean-Paul Sartre visits Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader in prison
1983 – NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0
1990 – Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in NYC
1991 – Patricia Bowman testifies that William Kennedy Smith raped her
2006 – An adult giant squid is caught on video by Kubodera near the Ogasawara Islands, 1,000 km (620 miles) south of Tokyo

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