Historical Events In December - 14
Thursday, 22 April 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 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 this day in history.
1929 On December - 14 alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece
1929 On this day in history ron Nelson, composer
1930 NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game on December - 14.
1931 On this day in history 1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht
1932 French govt of Herriot falls on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show)
1933 Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam on December - 14.
1934 On this day in history first streamlined steam locomotive introduced, Albany NY
1934 On December - 14 turkish women are given the right to vote.
1934 On this day in history 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY)
1935 On December - 14 the birth of Lee Remick, American actress
1935 On December - 14 test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v S Africa, Durban
1935 Stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies on this day in history.
1937 Japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing on December - 14.
1938 AL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games on this day in history.
1938 On December - 14 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 On this day in history 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 December - 14.
1944 On December - 14 begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
1945 Elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC on December - 14.
1945 Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
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 "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 perfs on December - 14.
1947 Cleve Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game on this day in history.
1947 Franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84 on December - 14.