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On This Day December 4: Treaty of Paris, First Burger King store was established, Jay-Z, Tyra Banks

WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY?

1259 – Kings Louis IX of France and Henry III of England agree to the Treaty of Paris, in which Henry renounces his claims to French-controlled territory on continental Europe (including Normandy) in exchange for Louis withdrawing his support for English rebels.
1791 – The first edition of The Observer, the world’s first Sunday newspaper, is published.

A copy of the first edition of The Los Angeles Observer

A copy of the first edition of The Observer

1875 – Notorious New York City politician Boss Tweed escapes from prison; he is later recaptured in Spain.
1881 – The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.

The first edition of the Los Angeles Times

The first edition of the Los Angeles Times

1954 – The first Burger King is opened in Miami.

What the first Burger King  store looks like

What the first Burger King store looks like

1956 – The Million Dollar Quartet (Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash) get together at Sun Studio for the first and last time.
1971 – The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi.
1978 – Following the murder of Mayor George Moscone, Dianne Feinstein becomes San Francisco’s first female mayor.
1991 – Terry A. Anderson is released after seven years in captivity as a hostage in Beirut; he is the last and longest-held American hostage in Lebanon.


2005 – Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and call on the government to allow universal and equal suffrage.

WHO WERE BORN ON THIS DAY?

1949 – Jeff Bridges, American actor
1964 – Marisa Tomei, American actress
1968 – Dionne Farris, American singer-songwriter, producer and actress
1969 – Jay Z, American rapper, producer, and actor, co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records

 

1971 – Shannon Briggs, American boxer and actor
1973 – Tyra Banks, American model, actress, and producer

WHO DIED ON THIS DAY?

749 – John of Damascus, Syrian priest and saint (b. 676)
1075 – Anno II, German archbishop and saint (b. 1010)
1902 – Charles Dow, American journalist and publisher, co-founded the Dow Jones & Company (b. 1851)
1993 – Frank Zappa, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1940)
1999 – Rose Bird, American academic and judge, 25th Chief Justice of California (b. 1936)
2011 – Sócrates, Brazilian footballer and manager (b. 1954)

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