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Historical Events In December - 14

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

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

1866  The birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic on December - 14.  

1868  Richard Batka, composer on this day in history.  

1870  On December - 14 dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40)  

1873  Marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen, composer on December - 14.  

1873  J Louis R Agassiz, Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies on December - 14.  

1875  On December - 14 dobri Khristov, composer  

1877  Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music writer/composer (Leiecyclys) on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo  

1883  On this day in history manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer  

1884  On December - 14 regina Ullmann, writer  

1886  On this day in history antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27  

1889  On this day in history american Academy of Political and Social Science organized, Philadelphia  

1889  On this day in history american Academy of Political & Social Science organized, Phila  

1893  On this day in history karolina Pawlowa, writer, dies at 86  

1894  Day One 1st Test Cricket Aus v Eng Aust 5-346 (Giffen 161, Gregory 85) on this day in history.  

1894  Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer on this day in history.  

1895  George VI, king of England (1936-52) on December - 14.  

1896  James Doolittle aviator U.S. Army Air Force Lt. General awarded Congressional Medal of Honor for leading 1st U.S. aerial raid against Japan in WWII was born on this day in history.  

1896  The Glasgow Underground Railway is opened by the Glasgow District Subway Company on this day in history.  

1896  James H Doolittle, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942) on December - 14.  

1896  James Doolittle aviator: U.S. Army Air Force Lt. General awarded Congressional Medal of Honor for leading 1st U.S. aerial raid against Japan in WWII was born on December - 14.  

1897  On this day in history margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine)  

1898  On December - 14 frederick Douglass Hall, composer  

1900  Quantum Mechanics: Max Planck presents a theoretical derivation of his black-body radiation law on December - 14.  

1900  On this day in history boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer  

1900  Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46 on December - 14.  

1901  1st table tennis tournament is held (London Royal Aquarium) on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928)  

1902  On December - 14 frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bea-Andy Griffith Show)  

1903  On this day in history reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut  

1903  William Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin  

1906  On this day in history helmut Bornefeld, composer  

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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  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  On this day in history birth of tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)  

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

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

1631  Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679) was born on this day in history.  

1640  (baptism date) was born on December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

1136  On this day in history death of harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered  

1417  Death of John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned on December - 14.  

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

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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