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Historical Events In December - 14

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1774  On this day in history mass militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft William & Mary  

1777  Juan N Gallego, Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos the mayo) on December - 14.  

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  Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, German composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1789  Maria Agata Szymanowska, composer on December - 14.  

1793  First state road authorized, Frankfort, Ky to Cincinnati on December - 14.  

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

1798  On December - 14 david Wilkinson of Rhode Island patents a nut and bolt machine  

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

1799  On December - 14 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 this day in history.  

1812  Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies on December - 14.  

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

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 December - 14.  

1829  John Mercer Langston, 1st black to hold US political office on December - 14.  

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

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  On this day in history the Toledo War unofficially ends.  

1837  On December - 14 william Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1862  On this day in history alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS]  

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

1863  Battle of Bean's Station-Confederacy repulses Union in Tennessee on December - 14.  

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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 December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

1546  On December - 14 birth of tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)  

1553  On this day in history birth of henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France  

1625  Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80  

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

1136  Death of Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on this day in history.  

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

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

1476  Death of Vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431) on December - 14.  

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

1542  James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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