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Historical Events In December - 14

Monday, 28 September 2020

1927  On this day in history iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain  

1927  Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86) on this day in history.  

1928  On December - 14 2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man  

1928  On December - 14 theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77  

1929  Alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history ron Nelson, composer  

1930  On this day in history nY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game  

1931  1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht on this day in history.  

1932  French govt of Herriot falls on this day in history.  

1932  Abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show) on this day in history.  

1933  Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1934  First streamlined steam locomotive introduced, Albany NY on December - 14.  

1934  Turkish women are given the right to vote on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY)  

1935  On this day in history the birth of Lee Remick, American actress  

1935  On December - 14 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 this day in history japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing  

1938  On this day in history aL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games  

1938  On this day in history marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76  

1939  On December - 14 league of Nations drops the Soviet Union  

1939  On December - 14 soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union  

1941  On this day in history 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14  

1942  Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1943  Capt. Paul Triguet (Royal 22e Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Casa Berardi, Italy on this day in history.  

1944  Congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general) on this day in history.  

1944  Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany on this day in history.  

1945  Elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC on December - 14.  

1945  On December - 14 constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67  

1946  On this day in history the United Nations General Assembly votes to establish UN headquarters in New York.  

1946  Togo made a trusteeship territory of the UN on December - 14.  

1946  On December - 14 "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 perfs  

1947  On this day in history cleve Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game  

1947  On December - 14 franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84  

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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  On December - 14 birth of john Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist  

1503  On December - 14 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  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France was born on December - 14.  

1625  On December - 14 birth of barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)  

1631  Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679) was born on this day in history.  

1640  (baptism date) was born on this day in history.  

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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  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  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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