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Historical Events In December - 14

Sunday, 19 September 2021

1863  Battle of Bean's Station-Confederacy repulses Union in Tenn on this day in history.  

1866  On this day in history the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic  

1868  On December - 14 richard Batka, composer  

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

1873  On December - 14 marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen, composer  

1873  On December - 14 j Louis R Agassiz, Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies  

1875  On December - 14 dobri Khristov, composer  

1877  Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music writer/composer (Leiecyclys) on December - 14.  

1882  Henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo on December - 14.  

1883  Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer on this day in history.  

1884  Regina Ullmann, writer on December - 14.  

1886  On December - 14 antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27  

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

1889  American Academy of Political & Social Science organized, Phila on December - 14.  

1893  Karolina Pawlowa, writer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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

1894  On December - 14 joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer  

1895  On December - 14 george VI, king of England (1936-52)  

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  On this day in history the Glasgow Underground Railway is opened by the Glasgow District Subway Company.  

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  Margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine) on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history frederick Douglass Hall, composer  

1900  Quantum Mechanics: Max Planck presents a theoretical derivation of his black-body radiation law on this day in history.  

1900  On December - 14 boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer  

1900  On this day in history jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46  

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

1901  On December - 14 henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928)  

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

1903  Reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut on December - 14.  

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

1905  Sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (d. 1045)  

1363  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1553  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France was born on this day in history.  

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

1631  On December - 14 birth of anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)  

1640  (baptism date) was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

1460  On December - 14 death of guarino da Verona (b. 1370)  

1476  Death of Vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431) on this day in history.  

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

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

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