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Historical Events In December - 12

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1878  Joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch" on December - 12.  

1879  On this day in history friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland  

1880  Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 on December - 12.  

1882  Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theory) on this day in history.  

1884  1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval on this day in history.  

1886  Owen Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (She Done Him Wrong) on this day in history.  

1887  Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer on December - 12.  

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  On December - 12 edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)  

1896  Eslanda Goode, US anthropology/author under Paul Robeson on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania  

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

1899  George F Grant of Boston patents golf tee on this day in history.  

1899  1st case of plague on Oahu, Hawaii on this day in history.  

1900  On December - 12 national Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice & Sing," composed  

1901  On December - 12 marconi receives first transatlantic radio signal, England to US  

1901  On December - 12 marconi receives 1st transatlantic radio signal, England to US  

1902  Howard Koch, screenwriter on December - 12.  

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

1903  Enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst on this day in history.  

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 this day in history oscar Straus, first Jewish cabinet member, appointed Sec of Commerce  

1906  On this day in history oscar Straus, 1st Jewish govt member, appointed Sec of Commerce  

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

1907  On December - 12 f van Heek, Dutch sociologist  

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

1911  On this day in history delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India.  

1911  On this day in history anna Russell, composer  

1912  R Friml/O Harbachs musical "Firefly," premieres in NYC on December - 12.  

1912  Yusef Bedri, educationist on December - 12.  

1912  Luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91 on December - 12.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1298  Albert II of Austria (d. 1358) was born on December - 12.  

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

1574  On December - 12 birth of anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II  

1574  On this day in history birth of anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619)  

1579  Heinrich Steuccius, composer was born on December - 12.  

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

1630  On this day in history birth of olof Rudbeck, composer  

1659  Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739) was born on December - 12.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on this day in history.  

1112  Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on December - 12.  

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

1263  On this day in history hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies  

1574  On this day in history death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)  

1586  On December - 12 death of stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533)  

1600  On this day in history john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies  

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