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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  

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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 December - 07 birth of abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)  

1302  Azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339) was born on December - 07.  

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

1545  Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

1557  Girolamo Trombeti, composer was born on December - 07.  

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

1598  Giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy) was born on December - 07.  

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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 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 December - 07.  

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 December - 07.  

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

1498  On December - 07 death of alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist  

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