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Historical Events In December - 15

Friday, 20 May 2022

1822  Edward Stephen, composer on December - 15.  

1822  Ferenc Verseghy, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1823  Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer on this day in history.  

1826  On this day in history william Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC  

1830  On December - 15 francesco D'Arcais, composer  

1831  Paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1832  The birth of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, French engineer on December - 15.  

1832  On this day in history alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, French engineer (Eiffel tower)  

1836  Patent Office burns in Washington DC on December - 15.  

1836  On December - 15 patent Office burns in Wash, DC  

1836  On this day in history edmond Picard, French/Belgian lawyer/writer (La forge Roussel)  

1839  Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1842  Henry Gadsby, composer on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history edwin Howland Blashfield, decorated the dome of Library of Congress  

1852  On December - 15 antoine Henri Becquerel, discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903)  

1853  On December - 15 jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies  

1854  First street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

1854  Philadelphia residents were amazed as the first street cleaning machine was put into operation on this day in history.  

1854  1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

1857  Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun  

1859  Ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto) on this day in history.  

1860  Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903) on December - 15.  

1861  On this day in history charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)  

1861  Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 on December - 15.  

1863  On this day in history skirmish at Bean's Station, Tennessee (Knoxville Campaign)  

1863  Arthur D Little, US, chemist (patented rayon) on December - 15.  

1864  Battle of Nashville, TN on December - 15.  

1868  Shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō on this day in history.  

1870  Josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect on December - 15.  

1873  Pongrac Kacsoh, composer on this day in history.  

1874  David Kalakaua, king of the Sandwich Islands chain in the South Pacific and first regining king to visit the US, is received at the White House by US president Ulysses S. Grant on December - 15.  

1874  1st reigning king to visit US (of Hawaii) received by Pres Grant on December - 15.  

1875  Friedrich Niggli, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on this day in history.  

1567  On December - 15 birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on December - 15.  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on December - 15.  

1667  On December - 15 birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  On this day in history birth of j F Beck, writer  

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on December - 15.  

1072  On December - 15 death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

1230  On this day in history ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

1263  On December - 15 death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

1515  Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.  

1576  On this day in history joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

1598  On this day in history philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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