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Historical Events In December - 14

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1906  John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer, dies at 78 on December - 14.  

1907  The schooner Thomas W. Lawson runs aground and founders near the Hellweather's Reef within the Scilly Isles in a gale. The pilot and 15 seamen die on this day in history.  

1907  On December - 14 guy Middleton, Hove England, actor (Gentlemen Marrie Brunettes)  

1908  On this day in history laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders)  

1909  Edward L Tatum, US, molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958) on December - 14.  

1909  Leopold II, king of Belgium, dies on this day in history.  

1911  Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his expedition of four companions, are the first to reach the South Pole and return safely on December - 14.  

1911  Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian explorer, becomes the first man to reach the South Pole on December - 14.  

1911  On December - 14 south Pole 1st reached, by Norwegian Roald Amundsen  

1911  Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader/founder (Federal Trust) on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history canadian Pacific leases Quebec Central Railway Company, Quebec  

1912  On December - 14 morey Amsterdam, Chicago Ill, comedian (Buddy-Dick Van Dyke Show)  

1913  On this day in history greece formally takes possession of Crete  

1914  On this day in history lisandro de la Torre and others found the Democratic Progressist Party (Partido Demócrata Progresista, PDP) at the Hotel Savoy, Buenos Aires.  

1914  On December - 14 dan Dailey, NYC, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ)  

1914  Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1915  On December - 14 jack Johnson is 1st black world heavyweight boxing champion  

1915  On December - 14 clay Warnick, Tacoma Wash, choral director (Jimmie Rodgers Show)  

1917  On December - 14 uFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany  

1917  On December - 14 elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold)  

1918  Giacomo Puccini's opera "Il Trittico," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history sidonio Pais, prince of Portugal, murdered  

1919  Shirley Jackson, US, writer (Road Through the Wall) on December - 14.  

1920  Heavyweight Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in NYC on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history albertus Meintser, office clerk/resistance fighter  

1922  Charley Trippi, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals) on December - 14.  

1923  Gerard K "Simon" van het Reve, Dutch writer (Evenings) on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history gerard K "Simon" van het Reve, Dutch writer (Evenings, Dear Guys)  

1923  Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1924  On December - 14 chiang Kai-shek occupies Hankou  

1924  Marion Morgan, singer (Stop the Music) on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history danish Madsen govt, forms  

1926  On this day in history frank King, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wkts)  

1926  On December - 14 theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64  

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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 this day in history.  

1363  John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  On December - 14 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  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  On December - 14 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 this day in history 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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