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Historical Events In December - 12

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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

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

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

1882  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer  

1889  Vaclav Stepan, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1893  On this day in history edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)  

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

1897  Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania on December - 12.  

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

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

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

1900  On this day in history national Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice & Sing," composed  

1901  Marconi receives first transatlantic radio signal, England to US on December - 12.  

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

1902  On December - 12 howard Koch, screenwriter  

1903  Roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo on December - 12.  

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

1904  On this day in history cMS McClellans "Leah Kleschna," premieres in NYC  

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

1906  Oscar Straus, first Jewish cabinet member, appointed Sec of Commerce on this day in history.  

1906  On December - 12 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 this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist  

1909  On December - 12 armand H F Boni, the Good One, Flemish poet/writer  

1911  On December - 12 delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India.  

1911  Anna Russell, composer on December - 12.  

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

1912  Yusef Bedri, educationist on this day in history.  

1912  On December - 12 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  Albert II of Austria (d. 1358) was born on this day in history.  

1418  Albert VI of Austria (d. 1463) was born on this day in history.  

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

1574  On December - 12 birth of anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619)  

1579  On this day in history birth of heinrich Steuccius, composer  

1610  On December - 12 birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)  

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

1659  On this day in history birth of francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)  

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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 December - 12.  

1112  On December - 12 tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies  

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

1212  Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on this day in history.  

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

1574  Death of Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524) on December - 12.  

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

1600  John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.  

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