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Historical Events In December - 07

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1872  Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens) on December - 07.  

1873  Willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia) on this day in history.  

1875  On this day in history natives Sons of the West organized  

1876  NY Mutuals & Phila A's expelled from NL for not completing sked on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)  

1877  On December - 07 thomas A Edison demonstrates the gramophone  

1878  Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) on this day in history.  

1879  Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite) on December - 07.  

1881  Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51 on December - 07.  

1882  Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26) on this day in history.  

1885  49th Congress (1885-87) convenes on this day in history.  

1887  Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre) on December - 07.  

1888  On this day in history hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist  

1889  Gilbert & Sullivans "Gondoliers," premieres in London on this day in history.  

1889  Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer on this day in history.  

1891  52nd Congress (1st to appropriate $1 billion) holds first session on December - 07.  

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  On December - 07 nora Nicholson, Leamington England, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow)  

1894  On December - 07 stuart Davis, US painter  

1894  On December - 07 ferdinand de Lesseps, French engineer/diplomat/earl, dies at 89  

1895  Battle at Amba Alagi: Abyssinians beat Italian armies on December - 07.  

1895  On this day in history jack Pennick, Portland OR, actor (Lady From Louisiana)  

1896  On December - 07 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer  

1899  On this day in history antoni Katski, composer, dies at 82  

1900  On this day in history 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  Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune) on this day in history.  

1906  George Richard James, saxophonist on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring  

1908  On this day in history jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist  

1909  Leo Baekeland, Yonkers NY, patents first thermosetting plastic on December - 07.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0521  On this day in history birth of saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597)  

0903  Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986) was born on this day in history.  

1302  On this day in history birth of azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)  

1542  On December - 07 birth of mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)  

1545  On December - 07 birth of henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)  

1557  Girolamo Trombeti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1561  Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625) was born on December - 07.  

1598  On December - 07 birth of giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy)  

Famous Deaths In December - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0043  Death of Cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC) on December - 07.  

0283  On this day in history death of pope Eutychian  

0983  Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28 on this day in history.  

1254  Innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies on this day in history.  

1279  On December - 07 death of king Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226)  

1295  Death of Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243) on this day in history.  

1383  On this day in history wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies  

1498  On this day in history death of alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist  

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