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Historical Events In December - 08

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

1916  On this day in history dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep  

1917  On December - 08 rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ)  

1918  On December - 08 ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)  

1919  Hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer on December - 08.  

1920  Emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952) on December - 08.  

1921  Eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty on December - 08.  

1921  On this day in history johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up)  

1922  On December - 08 george Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)  

1923  On December - 08 german-US friendship treaty signed  

1923  Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist on this day in history.  

1923  Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74  

1925  Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer was born on this day on this day in history.  

1925  The birth of Sammy Davis Jr., American actor on this day in history.  

1925  On December - 08 james E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side)  

1925  On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: was born on this day  

1926  On this day in history disappearance of Agatha Christie  

1926  On this day in history jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies  

1927  Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10) on this day in history.  

1930  Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC on this day in history.  

1931  On December - 08 coaxial cable patented  

1933  On this day in history flip (Clerow) Wilson Emmy Award-winning comedy writer was born  

1933  On December - 08 secretary of the Navy establishes Fleet Marine Force, integrating a ready-to-deploy Marine force with own aircraft into Fleet organization.  

1934  Friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich on this day in history.  

1934  On December - 08 bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62  

1935  The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi on December - 08.  

1936  Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua on this day in history.  

1938  Highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63  

1940  German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London on December - 08.  

1940  1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on December - 08.  

1941  As a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan on December - 08.  

1941  US declares war on Japan on December - 08.  

1941  USS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1508  Gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer was born on this day in history.  

1574  On December - 08 birth of maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616)  

1626  Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic was born on December - 08.  

1678  Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1699  On December - 08 birth of maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757)  

1704  Anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi) was born on this day in history.  

1708  On this day in history birth of francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  

1715  On this day in history birth of john Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery)  

Famous Deaths In December - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0644  On December - 08 death of omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered  

0899  On this day in history arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies  

1292  On December - 08 john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62  

1587  Death of Mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed on December - 08.  

1596  Death of Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico on December - 08.  

1626  Death of John Davies, English poet (b. 1569) on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history death of philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)  

1643  On December - 08 john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59  

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