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