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Historical Events In December - 12

Friday, 03 July 2020

1878  Joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch" on this day in history.  

1879  On December - 12 friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland  

1880  On December - 12 michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83  

1882  On December - 12 akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theory)  

1884  On December - 12 1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval  

1886  Owen Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (She Done Him Wrong) on December - 12.  

1887  Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer on this day in history.  

1889  On December - 12 vaclav Stepan, composer  

1889  Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history the birth of Edward G. Robinson, American actor  

1893  Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history eslanda Goode, US anthropology/author under Paul Robeson  

1897  Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania  

1899  On December - 12 george F Grant of Boston patents golf tee  

1899  1st case of plague on Oahu, Hawaii on December - 12.  

1900  National Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice & Sing," composed on this day in history.  

1901  Marconi receives first transatlantic radio signal, England to US on this day in history.  

1901  Marconi receives 1st transatlantic radio signal, England to US on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history howard Koch, screenwriter  

1903  On this day in history roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo  

1903  On December - 12 enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst  

1904  On December - 12 cMS McClellans "Leah Kleschna," premieres in NYC  

1904  Jim Christy, righty cricket batter (Transvaal, Queensland & S Africa) on this day in history.  

1906  On December - 12 oscar Straus, first Jewish cabinet member, appointed Sec of Commerce  

1906  Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish govt member, appointed Sec of Commerce on this day in history.  

1906  On December - 12 william C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Season restaurant, NYC)  

1907  F van Heek, Dutch sociologist on December - 12.  

1909  On this day in history armand H F Boni, the Good One, Flemish poet/writer  

1911  Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India on this day in history.  

1911  Anna Russell, composer on this day in history.  

1912  R Friml/O Harbachs musical "Firefly," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1912  Yusef Bedri, educationist on December - 12.  

1912  On this day in history luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1298  On this day in history birth of albert II of Austria (d. 1358)  

1418  On this day in history birth of albert VI of Austria (d. 1463)  

1574  On this day in history birth of anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II  

1574  Anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On December - 12 birth of heinrich Steuccius, composer  

1610  On this day in history birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)  

1630  Olof Rudbeck, composer was born on December - 12.  

1659  Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  

1112  Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on December - 12.  

1204  On this day in history maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69  

1212  Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.  

1263  On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies  

1574  On December - 12 death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)  

1586  Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on this day in history.  

1600  On December - 12 john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies  

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