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Historical Events In December - 07

Monday, 01 March 2021

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

1873  Willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia) on December - 07.  

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 December - 07.  

1876  Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv) on December - 07.  

1877  On December - 07 thomas A Edison demonstrates the gramophone  

1878  On this day in history akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)  

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

1881  On December - 07 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  Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre) on this day in history.  

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

1889  On this day in history gilbert & Sullivans "Gondoliers," premieres in London  

1889  Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer on December - 07.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history stuart Davis, US painter  

1894  On this day in history ferdinand de Lesseps, French engineer/diplomat/earl, dies at 89  

1895  On December - 07 battle at Amba Alagi: Abyssinians beat Italian armies  

1895  Jack Pennick, Portland OR, actor (Lady From Louisiana) on this day in history.  

1896  Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer on this day in history.  

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

1900  Max Planck, in his house at Grunewald, on the outskirts of Berlin, discovers the law of black body emission on this day in history.  

1901  On December - 07 a F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944))  

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

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

1905  On December - 07 gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)  

1906  George Richard James, saxophonist on December - 07.  

1907  On December - 07 eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring  

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

1909  On this day in history 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  Saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597) was born on this day in history.  

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

1302  Azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339) was born on this day in history.  

1542  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) was born on December - 07.  

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 December - 07.  

1561  Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history 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  On this day in history otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28  

1254  Innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies on December - 07.  

1279  Death of King Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226) on this day in history.  

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

1383  Wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies on this day in history.  

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

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