Historical Events In December - 12
Wednesday, 03 March 2021
1913 The "Mona Lisa," stolen from the Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered on December - 12.
1913 On this day in history "Mona Lisa," stolen from Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered
1913 Eve Lister, actress/singer (No Limit, Hyde Park) on December - 12.
1914 On this day in history the largest one-day percentage drop in the history of Dow Jones Industrial Average, down 24.39%.
1914 Denis Begbie, cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50) on December - 12.
1914 Watkins Lewis, black man, lynched in Shrevport La on this day in history.
1915 On December - 12 the birth of Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor
1915 The first all-metal aircraft (Junkers J.1) test flown at Dessau Germany on December - 12.
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 Worst train disaster ever (Modane France-543 killed) on this day in history.
1917 On December - 12 french troop train derails in French Alps killing 543
1917 Rev Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town outside Omaha NB on December - 12.
1917 On this day in history edward Firth Henderson, arabist
1918 Joe Williams, Cordele Ga, jazz singer (Everyday I have the Blues) on this day in history.
1920 On December - 12 maurice Ravels ballet "La Valse," premieres in Paris
1920 On December - 12 fred Kida, American comics artist
1920 On this day in history olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75
1921 On December - 12 henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies
1922 On this day in history arthur R Hawkins, US pilot/capt (WW II, downed 14 Japanese planes)
1923 Bob Barker, Darrington Wash, game show emcee (Price is Right) on this day in history.
1923 On December - 12 raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
1924 Edward I Koch, NYC, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1977-89)/judge (People's Court) on December - 12.
1925 On this day in history arthur Heinman coins term "motel," opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo
1925 On this day in history last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rexa Shah Pahlavi takes over
1925 Cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor on this day in history.
1926 On December - 12 leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' 1st Pianoconcert
1926 On December - 12 jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77
1927 On December - 12 heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67
1928 Nichols/Brownes "Wings over Europe," premieres in NYC on December - 12.
1928 On this day in history aitmatow, writer
1929 Doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's) on December - 12.
1930 Baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book on December - 12.
1931 Japanese Govt of Imukai forms on December - 12.