Historical Events In December - 08
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1916 On December - 08 dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep
1917 Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) on December - 08.
1918 On December - 08 ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)
1919 On this day in history hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer
1920 On this day in history emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952)
1921 On this day in history eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty
1921 Johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up) on December - 08.
1922 George Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51) on December - 08.
1923 On this day in history german-US friendship treaty signed
1923 On December - 08 rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist
1923 Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88 on December - 08.
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 On this day in history the birth of Sammy Davis Jr., American actor
1925 James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side) on this day in history.
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 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies on December - 08.
1927 On this day in history vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10)
1930 On this day in history broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC
1931 Coaxial cable patented on December - 08.
1933 On December - 08 flip (Clerow) Wilson Emmy Award-winning comedy writer was born
1933 Secretary of the Navy establishes Fleet Marine Force, integrating a ready-to-deploy Marine force with own aircraft into Fleet organization on December - 08.
1934 On December - 08 friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich
1934 Bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62 on December - 08.
1935 On December - 08 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 Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua on this day in history.
1938 On December - 08 highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif
1939 On this day in history ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63
1940 On December - 08 german Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London
1940 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on this day in history.
1941 As a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan on this day in history.
1941 US declares war on Japan on this day in history.
1941 On December - 08 uSS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II.