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.