Historical Events In December - 15
Thursday, 04 March 2021
1822 Edward Stephen, composer on this day in history.
1822 Ferenc Verseghy, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1823 On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
1826 William Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC on this day in history.
1830 Francesco D'Arcais, composer on this day in history.
1831 Paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies, dies at 60 on December - 15.
1832 On this day in history the birth of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, French engineer
1832 On December - 15 alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, French engineer (Eiffel tower)
1836 On December - 15 patent Office burns in Washington DC
1836 Patent Office burns in Wash, DC on December - 15.
1836 On December - 15 edmond Picard, French/Belgian lawyer/writer (La forge Roussel)
1839 Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66 on December - 15.
1842 Henry Gadsby, composer on December - 15.
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 Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies on this day in history.
1854 On December - 15 first street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia
1854 On this day in history philadelphia residents were amazed as the first street cleaning machine was put into operation.
1854 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia on December - 15.
1857 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer on this day in history.
1859 On December - 15 gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun
1859 On December - 15 ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)
1860 On December - 15 niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903)
1861 On this day in history charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
1861 On this day in history gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
1863 Skirmish at Bean's Station, Tennessee (Knoxville Campaign) on December - 15.
1863 Arthur D Little, US, chemist (patented rayon) on this day in history.
1864 Battle of Nashville, TN on December - 15.
1868 Shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō on December - 15.
1870 On December - 15 josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect
1873 On December - 15 pongrac Kacsoh, composer
1874 On December - 15 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.
1874 On this day in history 1st reigning king to visit US (of Hawaii) received by Pres Grant
1875 Friedrich Niggli, composer on December - 15.