Historical Events In December - 08
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
1794 On December - 08 1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published
1795 Jacques Francois Gallay, composer on this day in history.
1811 On December - 08 louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer
1813 On December - 08 ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres
1822 On this day in history luther Prentice Bradley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1826 Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist on December - 08.
1828 On December - 08 clinton Bowen Fisk, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1830 On December - 08 h Benjamin Constant, French politician/writer, dies at 63
1831 James Hoban, architect who designed White House, dies on December - 08.
1832 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norway, novelist (Pa Guds Veje, Nobel-1903) on this day in history.
1846 Hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust," premieres on December - 08.
1849 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller," premieres in Naples on this day in history.
1852 On December - 08 gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten," premieres in Breslau
1854 On this day in history pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin
1857 On December - 08 1st production of Dion Boucicaults "Poor of NY"
1861 William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born on this day in history.
1861 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's)
1863 On this day in history 2,500 reported killed at Church of La Compana, Santiago Chile
1863 On this day in history abraham Lincoln announces plan for Reconstruction of South
1864 Pope Pius IX publishes encyclical Quanta cura ("Syllabus errorum") on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Taylor series)
1869 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome on December - 08.
1872 On this day in history j C Powys, writer
1874 On this day in history jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas
1875 On December - 08 aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Volki i Ovsty," premieres in St Petersburg
1876 On December - 08 suriname begins compulsory education for 7-12 years
1877 On this day in history paul Emile Ladmirault, composer
1880 5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa on December - 08.
1881 Vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850 on December - 08.
1881 On December - 08 padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems)
1882 On December - 08 manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)
1886 American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions; Samuel Gompers elected AFL president on this day in history.
1886 American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions Samuel Gompers elected AFL president on this day in history.