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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  

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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 this day in history birth of john Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist  

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  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On December - 14 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  On December - 14 death of harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered  

1417  On this day in history death of john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

1460  Death of Guarino da Verona (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1476  On December - 14 death of vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431)  

1510  On this day in history death of friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473)  

1542  On December - 14 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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