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.