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.