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Historical Events In December - 07

Friday, 14 May 2021

1872  Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens) on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia)  

1875  Natives Sons of the West organized on this day in history.  

1876  On December - 07 nY Mutuals & Phila A's expelled from NL for not completing sked  

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

1877  On this day in history thomas A Edison demonstrates the gramophone  

1878  On December - 07 akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)  

1879  On December - 07 rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)  

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  On December - 07 49th Congress (1885-87) convenes  

1887  On December - 07 ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre)  

1888  On December - 07 hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist  

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

1889  On December - 07 heathcote Dicken Statham, composer  

1891  On this day in history 52nd Congress (1st to appropriate $1 billion) holds first session  

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

1891  Fay Bainter, LA Calif, actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair) on December - 07.  

1892  Nora Nicholson, Leamington England, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow) on December - 07.  

1894  On December - 07 stuart Davis, US painter  

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

1895  On this day in history battle at Amba Alagi: Abyssinians beat Italian armies  

1895  On December - 07 jack Pennick, Portland OR, actor (Lady From Louisiana)  

1896  On December - 07 juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer  

1899  Antoni Katski, composer, dies at 82 on December - 07.  

1900  Max Planck, in his house at Grunewald, on the outskirts of Berlin, discovers the law of black body emission on December - 07.  

1901  On this day in history a F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944))  

1902  J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper) on this day in history.  

1902  Thomas Nast, political cartoonist, dies on this day in history.  

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  Eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring on this day in history.  

1908  Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist on December - 07.  

1909  Leo Baekeland, Yonkers NY, patents first thermosetting plastic on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0521  On December - 07 birth of saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597)  

0903  On this day in history birth of abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)  

1302  On December - 07 birth of azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)  

1542  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history birth of henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)  

1557  On December - 07 birth of girolamo Trombeti, composer  

1561  On this day in history birth of kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625)  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0043  On December - 07 death of cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC)  

0283  On December - 07 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 December - 07.  

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

1295  On December - 07 death of gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243)  

1383  On December - 07 wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies  

1498  Death of Alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist on December - 07.  

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