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Historical Events In December - 14

Monday, 01 March 2021

1774  On this day in history 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 December - 14 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  Johann Christoph Kienlen, composer on this day in history.  

1788  On December - 14 carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, German composer, dies at 74  

1789  Maria Agata Szymanowska, composer on this day in history.  

1793  First state road authorized, Frankfort, Ky to Cincinnati on this day in history.  

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  George Washington, the American revolutionary leader and first president of the United States, dies of acute laryngitis at his estate in Mount Vernon, Virginia on December - 14.  

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

1812  On December - 14 charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies  

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  On this day in history vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53  

1825  Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins on this day in history.  

1829  On this day in history john Mercer Langston, 1st black to hold US political office  

1829  On this day in history luigi Marchesi, composer, dies at 74  

1830  Allen Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907 on this day in history.  

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

1836  The Toledo War unofficially ends on this day in history.  

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  Salvador Diaz Miron, Mexican poet (Los Cien Mejores Poemas) on December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

1862  Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS] on this day in history.  

1862  George Dashiell Bayard, Union brig general, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history 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  On December - 14 birth of john Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist  

1503  On this day in history birth of nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet  

1546  Tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose) was born on December - 14.  

1553  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France was born on December - 14.  

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

1631  Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679) was born on December - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

1077  Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies on December - 14.  

1136  Death of Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on December - 14.  

1417  On this day in history death of john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

1460  Death of Guarino da Verona (b. 1370) on December - 14.  

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

1510  Death of Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473) on this day in history.  

1542  On December - 14 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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