Historical Events In December - 12
Thursday, 06 May 2021
1913 The "Mona Lisa," stolen from the Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered on December - 12.
1913 On December - 12 "Mona Lisa," stolen from Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered
1913 Eve Lister, actress/singer (No Limit, Hyde Park) on this day in history.
1914 On December - 12 the largest one-day percentage drop in the history of Dow Jones Industrial Average, down 24.39%.
1914 On this day in history denis Begbie, cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50)
1914 Watkins Lewis, black man, lynched in Shrevport La on this day in history.
1915 The birth of Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor on this day in history.
1915 The first all-metal aircraft (Junkers J.1) test flown at Dessau Germany on this day in history.
1915 On December - 12 1st all-metal aircraft (Junkers J-1) test flown at Dessau Germany
1915 Frank Sinatra, Hoboken, vocalist/actor (old blue eyes) on December - 12.
1916 On this day in history worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed)
1917 On December - 12 french troop train derails in French Alps killing 543
1917 On this day in history rev Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town outside Omaha NB
1917 On December - 12 edward Firth Henderson, arabist
1918 Joe Williams, Cordele Ga, jazz singer (Everyday I have the Blues) on December - 12.
1920 On December - 12 maurice Ravels ballet "La Valse," premieres in Paris
1920 Fred Kida, American comics artist on December - 12.
1920 Olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75 on December - 12.
1921 On this day in history henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies
1922 Arthur R Hawkins, US pilot/capt (WW II, downed 14 Japanese planes) on December - 12.
1923 On this day in history bob Barker, Darrington Wash, game show emcee (Price is Right)
1923 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20 on December - 12.
1924 Edward I Koch, NYC, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1977-89)/judge (People's Court) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history arthur Heinman coins term "motel," opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo
1925 On December - 12 last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rexa Shah Pahlavi takes over
1925 On December - 12 cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor
1926 On December - 12 leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' 1st Pianoconcert
1926 Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67
1928 On this day in history nichols/Brownes "Wings over Europe," premieres in NYC
1928 On December - 12 aitmatow, writer
1929 Doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's) on this day in history.
1930 On December - 12 baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book
1931 Japanese Govt of Imukai forms on this day in history.