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Historical Events In December - 14

Thursday, 22 April 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 this day in history richard Batka, composer  

1870  Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40) on this day in history.  

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

1873  On this day in history j Louis R Agassiz, Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies  

1875  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1883  On December - 14 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 December - 14 american Academy of Political and Social Science organized, Philadelphia  

1889  On December - 14 american Academy of Political & Social Science organized, Phila  

1893  On December - 14 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  On December - 14 joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer  

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

1896  On December - 14 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  

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 this day in history.  

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.  

1897  Margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine) on December - 14.  

1898  On December - 14 frederick Douglass Hall, composer  

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

1900  On this day in history boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer  

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

1901  1st table tennis tournament is held (London Royal Aquarium) on December - 14.  

1901  Henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928) on December - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

1903  On December - 14 william Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair  

1905  Sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin on December - 14.  

1906  Helmut Bornefeld, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1077  On this day in history agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1510  Death of Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473) on December - 14.  

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

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