Historical Events In December - 08
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1916 On December - 08 dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep
1917 Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) on this day in history.
1918 Ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig) on December - 08.
1919 Hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer on this day in history.
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 December - 08 johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up)
1922 On this day in history george Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)
1923 On this day in history german-US friendship treaty signed
1923 Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist on December - 08.
1923 On December - 08 dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
1924 On this day in history franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74
1925 On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer was born on this day
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 Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: was born on this day on December - 08.
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 On this day in history broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC
1931 On this day in history coaxial cable patented
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 this day in history.
1934 Friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich on December - 08.
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 Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua on December - 08.
1938 On December - 08 highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif
1939 On December - 08 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 December - 08.
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 this day in history uSS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II.