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Historical Events In December - 14

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1774  On December - 14 mass militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft William & Mary  

1777  On this day in history juan N Gallego, Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos the mayo)  

1779  On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer  

1780  On this day in history karl Robert von Nesselrode, Germ/Russian minister of Foreign Affairs  

1782  Charleston, SC evacuated by British on this day in history.  

1783  On December - 14 johann Christoph Kienlen, composer  

1788  Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, German composer, dies at 74 on December - 14.  

1789  On this day in history maria Agata Szymanowska, composer  

1793  On this day in history first state road authorized, Frankfort, Ky to Cincinnati  

1793  On this day in history 1st state road authorized, Frankfort, Ky to Cincinnati  

1798  David Wilkinson of Rhode Island patents a nut and bolt machine on this day in history.  

1798  David Wilkinson of Rhode Island patents a nut & bolt machine on December - 14.  

1799  On this day in history george Washington, the American revolutionary leader and first president of the United States, dies of acute laryngitis at his estate in Mount Vernon, Virginia  

1799  George Washington, 1st president USA (1789-97), dies at 66 on December - 14.  

1812  Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies on this day in history.  

1819  Alabama admitted to the Union as 22nd state on this day in history.  

1819  Alabama admitted to Union as 22nd state on December - 14.  

1823  Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins  

1829  On December - 14 john Mercer Langston, 1st black to hold US political office  

1829  Luigi Marchesi, composer, dies at 74 on December - 14.  

1830  On December - 14 allen Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907  

1832  Daniel Harris Reynolds, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 on this day in history.  

1836  The Toledo War unofficially ends on December - 14.  

1837  William Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history first chamber music group in US gives their first concert (Boston)  

1849  1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston) on December - 14.  

1849  Conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69 on December - 14.  

1853  On December - 14 salvador Diaz Miron, Mexican poet (Los Cien Mejores Poemas)  

1861  Prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London on December - 14.  

1861  Albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1862  On December - 14 alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS]  

1862  George Dashiell Bayard, Union brig general, dies at 27 on December - 14.  

1863  On December - 14 battle of Bean's Station-Confederacy repulses Union in Tennessee  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1009  Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (d. 1045) was born on this day in history.  

1363  John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist was born on this day in history.  

1503  Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet was born on this day in history.  

1546  Tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose) was born on this day in history.  

1553  On December - 14 birth of henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France  

1625  On December - 14 birth of barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)  

1631  On this day in history birth of anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)  

1640  On this day in history birth of (baptism date)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0872  Adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80 on December - 14.  

1077  Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies on this day in history.  

1136  On December - 14 death of harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered  

1417  On December - 14 death of john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

1460  On this day in history death of guarino da Verona (b. 1370)  

1476  On this day in history death of vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431)  

1510  On December - 14 death of friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473)  

1542  James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on December - 14.  

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