Historical Events In December - 12
Friday, 03 July 2020
1913 The "Mona Lisa," stolen from the Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered on this day in history.
1913 On December - 12 "Mona Lisa," stolen from Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered
1913 On December - 12 eve Lister, actress/singer (No Limit, Hyde Park)
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 December - 12.
1915 The birth of Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history the first all-metal aircraft (Junkers J.1) test flown at Dessau Germany
1915 1st all-metal aircraft (Junkers J-1) test flown at Dessau Germany on December - 12.
1915 On December - 12 frank Sinatra, Hoboken, vocalist/actor (old blue eyes)
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 this day in history.
1917 Edward Firth Henderson, arabist on December - 12.
1918 On December - 12 joe Williams, Cordele Ga, jazz singer (Everyday I have the Blues)
1920 Maurice Ravels ballet "La Valse," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1920 Fred Kida, American comics artist on December - 12.
1920 On December - 12 olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75
1921 Henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies on this day in history.
1922 On December - 12 arthur R Hawkins, US pilot/capt (WW II, downed 14 jap planes)
1923 On December - 12 bob Barker, Darrington Wash, game show emcee (Price is Right)
1923 On this day in history raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
1924 On this day in history edward I Koch, NYC, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1977-89)/judge (People's Court)
1925 Arthur Heinman coins term "motel," opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo on December - 12.
1925 last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rexa Shah Pahlavi takes over on December - 12.
1925 Cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor on December - 12.
1926 Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' 1st Pianoconcert on December - 12.
1926 Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77 on December - 12.
1927 On this day in history heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67
1928 On December - 12 nichols/Brownes "Wings over Europe," premieres in NYC
1928 On December - 12 aitmatow, writer
1929 On December - 12 doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's)
1930 Baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book on this day in history.
1931 Japanese Govt of Imukai forms on December - 12.