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Historical Events In December - 07

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

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

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

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

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 this day in history 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 December - 07.  

1881  Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51 on December - 07.  

1882  On December - 07 warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26)  

1885  49th Congress (1885-87) convenes on this day in history.  

1887  Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre) on December - 07.  

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

1889  On December - 07 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  52nd Congress (1st to appropriate $1 billion) holds 1st session on this day in history.  

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  Stuart Davis, US painter on December - 07.  

1894  Ferdinand de Lesseps, French engineer/diplomat/earl, dies at 89 on December - 07.  

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

1900  On this day in history 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  On this day in history j G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper)  

1902  On this day in history thomas Nast, political cartoonist, dies  

1905  Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune) on December - 07.  

1906  On this day in history george Richard James, saxophonist  

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

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

1909  Leo Baekeland, Yonkers NY, patents first thermosetting plastic on December - 07.  

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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 December - 07.  

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 December - 07.  

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

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  Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625) was born on December - 07.  

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  Death of Cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC) on this day in history.  

0283  Death of Pope Eutychian on this day in history.  

0983  Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28 on December - 07.  

1254  On this day in history innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies  

1279  Death of King Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226) on December - 07.  

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

1383  On this day in history wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies  

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

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