Historical Events In December - 07
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1872 On this day in history johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)
1873 On December - 07 willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia)
1875 Natives Sons of the West organized on December - 07.
1876 On December - 07 nY Mutuals & Phila A's expelled from NL for not completing sked
1876 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv) on this day in history.
1877 On December - 07 thomas A Edison demonstrates the gramophone
1878 On this day in history akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
1879 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite) on this day in history.
1881 On this day in history julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51
1882 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history 49th Congress (1885-87) convenes
1887 On December - 07 ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre)
1888 Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist on December - 07.
1889 On this day in history gilbert & Sullivans "Gondoliers," premieres in London
1889 On December - 07 heathcote Dicken Statham, composer
1891 On December - 07 52nd Congress (1st to appropriate $1 billion) holds first session
1891 On this day in history 52nd Congress (1st to appropriate $1 billion) holds 1st session
1891 On this day in history fay Bainter, LA Calif, actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair)
1892 Nora Nicholson, Leamington England, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow) on this day in history.
1894 Stuart Davis, US painter on this day in history.
1894 Ferdinand de Lesseps, French engineer/diplomat/earl, dies at 89 on December - 07.
1895 On this day in history battle at Amba Alagi: Abyssinians beat Italian armies
1895 Jack Pennick, Portland OR, actor (Lady From Louisiana) on December - 07.
1896 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer on December - 07.
1899 On this day in history antoni Katski, composer, dies at 82
1900 On December - 07 max Planck, in his house at Grunewald, on the outskirts of Berlin, discovers the law of black body emission.
1901 A F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944)) on this day in history.
1902 J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper) on this day in history.
1902 Thomas Nast, political cartoonist, dies on December - 07.
1905 On December - 07 gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)
1906 George Richard James, saxophonist on this day in history.
1907 Eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring on December - 07.
1908 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist on December - 07.
1909 On December - 07 leo Baekeland, Yonkers NY, patents first thermosetting plastic