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Historical Events In December - 14

Monday, 28 September 2020

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

1866  On December - 14 the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic  

1868  On December - 14 richard Batka, composer  

1870  On this day in history 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 December - 14.  

1882  Henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo on this day in history.  

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

1884  Regina Ullmann, writer on this day in history.  

1886  Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

1889  American Academy of Political and Social Science organized, Philadelphia on December - 14.  

1889  American Academy of Political & Social Science organized, Phila on this day in history.  

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  Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1896  On December - 14 james H Doolittle, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942)  

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  On December - 14 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  Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer on December - 14.  

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

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

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

1902  On this day in history frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bea-Andy Griffith Show)  

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

1903  On this day in history william Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair  

1905  On December - 14 sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin  

1906  Helmut Bornefeld, composer on December - 14.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1009  On December - 14 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 December - 14.  

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

1553  On December - 14 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 December - 14.  

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

1640  On December - 14 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 December - 14.  

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

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

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

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