Historical Events In December - 15
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1675 On December - 15 john Vermeer, Dutch painter (Love Letter), dies at 43
1680 Tax revolt on Terschelling due to tax on cereal on this day in history.
1688 Lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25] on December - 15.
1688 Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Neth grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54 on December - 15.
1699 Henrik A van Reede tot Drakenstein, Dutch botanist, dies at about 63 on this day in history.
1712 On December - 15 sidney 1st earl of Godolphine, English minister of Finance, dies at 67
1715 On this day in history george Hickes, English linguist (Old German Philology), dies at 73
1720 On this day in history j F Beck, writer
1734 On this day in history the birth of George Romney, English portrait painter
1735 On December - 15 cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer
1745 Battle at Kesseldorf: Prussia beats Saksen & Austria on December - 15.
1765 On this day in history philippe-Jacques Pfeffinger, composer
1778 On December - 15 godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies)
1779 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62 on December - 15.
1785 King George IV of England marries his mistress, Maria Fitzherbert on this day in history.
1787 On December - 15 charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic
1791 On December - 15 the Bill of Rights (the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution) becomes law, following ratification by the state of Virginia.
1791 1st US law school established at University of Pennsylvania on December - 15.
1792 On December - 15 the first US life insurance policy is issued in Philadelphia
1792 1st life insurance policy issued in US (Phila) on December - 15.
1792 Joseph Martin Kraus, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1793 Henry Charles Carey, Phila, economist (Principles of Poli Economy) on December - 15.
1794 On this day in history revolutionary Tribunal abolished in France
1802 On December - 15 janos Bolyai, Romania, mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)
1803 On December - 15 august Freyer, composer
1810 Irish magazine in US, the Shamrock, is firstpublished on this day in history.
1810 1st Irish magazine in US, Shamrock, is published on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history isidor Dannstrom, composer
1815 Rossini gets assignment for Il barbiere di Siviglia on this day in history.
1816 On December - 15 charles Stanhope, a British earl, invented two early mechanical calculators, as well as a printing press, a microscope lens, and various other scientific devices.
1816 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1817 On December - 15 maria Walewska [Leszczinska], lover of emperor Napoleon I, dies
1820 On December - 15 1st General pharmacopoeia in US published, Boston
1821 Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer on this day in history.