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Historical Events In December - 12

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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

1879  Friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland on December - 12.  

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

1882  On this day in history akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theory)  

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 December - 12.  

1887  On December - 12 kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer  

1889  On this day in history vaclav Stepan, composer  

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

1893  The birth of Edward G. Robinson, American actor on December - 12.  

1893  On December - 12 edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)  

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

1897  On December - 12 anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania  

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

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

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 December - 12.  

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

1903  On December - 12 enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst  

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

1904  On this day in history jim Christy, righty cricket batter (Transvaal, Queensland & S Africa)  

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

1906  On December - 12 oscar Straus, 1st Jewish govt member, appointed Sec of Commerce  

1906  William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Season restaurant, NYC) on December - 12.  

1907  On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist  

1909  Armand H F Boni, the Good One, Flemish poet/writer on this day in history.  

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

1911  On this day in history anna Russell, composer  

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

1912  Yusef Bedri, educationist on December - 12.  

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

1418  Albert VI of Austria (d. 1463) was born on December - 12.  

1574  Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II was born on this day in history.  

1574  On December - 12 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 December - 12 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  On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  

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  On this day in history death of geoffrey, Archbishop of York  

1263  Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on this day in history.  

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  John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on December - 12.  

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