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Historical Events In December - 14

Friday, 03 July 2020

1927  Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain on December - 14.  

1927  On December - 14 jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)  

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

1928  Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77 on December - 14.  

1929  On December - 14 alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece  

1929  Ron Nelson, composer on December - 14.  

1930  NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game on December - 14.  

1931  1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht on December - 14.  

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

1932  Abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show) on December - 14.  

1933  On this day in history josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam  

1934  On December - 14 first streamlined steam locomotive introduced, Albany NY  

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

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

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

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

1938  Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76 on December - 14.  

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

1939  On this day in history soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union  

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

1942  On December - 14 eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61  

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 December - 14.  

1944  Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany on December - 14.  

1945  On this day in history elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC  

1945  Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67 on December - 14.  

1946  On December - 14 the United Nations General Assembly votes to establish UN headquarters in New York.  

1946  Togo made a trusteeship territory of the UN on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history "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  Franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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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  John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist was born on December - 14.  

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

1631  On December - 14 birth of anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)  

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  On this day in history adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80  

1077  On December - 14 agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies  

1136  Death of Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on December - 14.  

1417  On December - 14 death of john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

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

1476  On this day in history death of vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431)  

1510  Death of Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473) on this day in history.  

1542  James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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