Historical Events In December - 14
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1927 Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain on December - 14.
1927 On this day in history jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)
1928 On December - 14 2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man
1928 On this day in history theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77
1929 On this day in history alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece
1929 Ron Nelson, composer on this day in history.
1930 NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history 1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht
1932 French govt of Herriot falls on December - 14.
1932 On this day in history abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show)
1933 Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1934 First streamlined steam locomotive introduced, Albany NY on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history turkish women are given the right to vote.
1934 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY) on December - 14.
1935 The birth of Lee Remick, American actress on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v S Africa, Durban
1935 On December - 14 stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies
1937 On December - 14 japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing
1938 On December - 14 aL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games
1938 Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1939 On December - 14 league of Nations drops the Soviet Union
1939 Soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union on this day in history.
1941 On December - 14 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14
1942 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61 on December - 14.
1943 On December - 14 capt. Paul Triguet (Royal 22e Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Casa Berardi, Italy
1944 Congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general) on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
1945 On December - 14 elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC
1945 On December - 14 constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67
1946 The United Nations General Assembly votes to establish UN headquarters in New York on December - 14.
1946 On this day in history togo made a trusteeship territory of the UN
1946 On December - 14 "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 perfs
1947 Cleve Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game on this day in history.
1947 On December - 14 franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84