Historical Events In December - 08
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1886 On this day in history diego Rivera, [Lenin of Mexico], Mexico, painter/wife of Frida Kahlo
1887 On December - 08 vicente Emilio Sojo, composer
1888 Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian on December - 08.
1889 On this day in history w Hervey Allen, US writer/poet (Anthony Adverse)
1890 On this day in history bohuslav Jan Martinu, Policka Czechoslovakia, composer (Hry o Marti)
1894 On this day in history the birth of James Thurber, American writer
1894 On this day in history james (Grover) Thurber, Columbus Ohio, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs)
1894 Willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1895 On December - 08 battle at Amba Alagi: Ethiopian emperor Menelik II drives Italian general Baratieri's out
1896 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Missing 3 Quarter" (BG) on December - 08.
1896 On December - 08 earnest Angel, German statistician (Law of Angel), dies at 75
1897 On December - 08 leslie Heward, composer
1899 Natal: British fall/burst out belegerd Ladysmith on December - 08.
1899 James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist on December - 08.
1900 On this day in history henry Russell, composer, dies at 87
1902 Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr became Associate Justice on Supreme Court on December - 08.
1903 On December - 08 adele Simpson, NYC, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946)
1903 On this day in history herbert Spencer, British engineer/philosopher, dies at 83
1904 On December - 08 wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935)
1905 On December - 08 charles Cushing, composer
1906 On this day in history richard Llewellyn, Wales, novelist (How Green Was My Valley)
1907 King Gustaf V of Sweden accedes to the Swedish throne on this day in history.
1907 On December - 08 tony Aubin, composer
1907 On December - 08 oscar II Frederick, King of Sweden (-1907)/Norway (-1905), dies
1908 On December - 08 john Volpe, (Gov-Mass)/US Secretary of Treasury (1969-73)
1909 Bird banding society found on December - 08.
1911 Lee J Cobb, NYC, actor (Virginian, 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront) on December - 08.
1912 On December - 08 jura Soyfer, writer
1913 On this day in history construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco
1913 On December - 08 construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in SF
1913 On this day in history delmore Schwartz, US, poet/short story writer/critic (Shenandoah)
1914 On this day in history british & German fleets battle at Falkland Island
1915 Jean Sibelius' 5th Symphony in E, premieres on December - 08.
1915 On this day in history denis Harding, soldier