Historical Events In December - 08
Friday, 26 February 2021
1916 Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep on December - 08.
1917 Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) on December - 08.
1918 On this day in history ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)
1919 Hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952)
1921 On December - 08 eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty
1921 Johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up) on this day in history.
1922 George Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51) on this day in history.
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 Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74 on December - 08.
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 James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side) on December - 08.
1925 On December - 08 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 On this day in history vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10)
1930 Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC on December - 08.
1931 On December - 08 coaxial cable patented
1933 Flip (Clerow) Wilson Emmy Award-winning comedy writer was born on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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.
1936 On December - 08 anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua
1938 On this day in history highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif
1939 Ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63 on December - 08.
1940 On December - 08 german Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London
1940 On December - 08 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0
1941 On December - 08 as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan
1941 On December - 08 uS declares war on Japan.
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.