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Historical Events In December - 14

Friday, 03 July 2020

1863  On December - 14 battle of Bean's Station-Confederacy repulses Union in Tenn  

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

1868  Richard Batka, composer on December - 14.  

1870  Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40) on December - 14.  

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

1873  J Louis R Agassiz, Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies on this day in history.  

1875  Dobri Khristov, composer on this day in history.  

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

1882  On December - 14 henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo  

1883  Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer on December - 14.  

1884  On this day in history regina Ullmann, writer  

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

1889  American Academy of Political and Social Science organized, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

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

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  Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer on this day in history.  

1895  George VI, king of England (1936-52) on this day in history.  

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 December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

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

1898  Frederick Douglass Hall, composer on this day in history.  

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

1900  On December - 14 boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer  

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

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  Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bea-Andy Griffith Show) on December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

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  Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet was born on December - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1476  On December - 14 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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