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Historical Events In December - 12

Friday, 20 May 2022

1878  On December - 12 joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch"  

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

1880  On this day in history michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83  

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

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

1886  On December - 12 owen Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (She Done Him Wrong)  

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

1889  Vaclav Stepan, composer on December - 12.  

1889  Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77 on December - 12.  

1893  On December - 12 the birth of Edward G. Robinson, American actor  

1893  Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments) on December - 12.  

1896  On December - 12 eslanda Goode, US anthropology/author under Paul Robeson  

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

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

1899  George F Grant of Boston patents golf tee on December - 12.  

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

1900  National Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice & Sing," composed on December - 12.  

1901  On this day in history marconi receives first transatlantic radio signal, England to US  

1901  On this day in history marconi receives 1st transatlantic radio signal, England to US  

1902  Howard Koch, screenwriter on this day in history.  

1903  Roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo on this day in history.  

1903  On December - 12 enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst  

1904  CMS McClellans "Leah Kleschna," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1904  On December - 12 jim Christy, righty cricket batter (Transvaal, Queensland & S Africa)  

1906  Oscar Straus, first Jewish cabinet member, appointed Sec of Commerce on December - 12.  

1906  Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish govt member, appointed Sec of Commerce on December - 12.  

1906  On this day in history william C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Season restaurant, NYC)  

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

1909  Armand H F Boni, the Good One, Flemish poet/writer on December - 12.  

1911  Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India on December - 12.  

1911  On this day in history anna Russell, composer  

1912  On December - 12 r Friml/O Harbachs musical "Firefly," premieres in NYC  

1912  Yusef Bedri, educationist on December - 12.  

1912  Luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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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  Albert VI of Austria (d. 1463) was born on this day in history.  

1574  Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II was born on December - 12.  

1574  Anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619) was born on December - 12.  

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

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

1630  Olof Rudbeck, composer was born on this day in history.  

1659  On December - 12 birth of francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)  

Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on December - 12.  

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  Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on December - 12.  

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

1586  On this day in history death of stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533)  

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

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