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Historical Events In December - 15

Friday, 03 July 2020

1822  On this day in history edward Stephen, composer  

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

1823  On December - 15 friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer  

1826  William Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC on December - 15.  

1830  Francesco D'Arcais, composer on this day in history.  

1831  On December - 15 paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies, dies at 60  

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 this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history patent Office burns in Wash, DC  

1836  Edmond Picard, French/Belgian lawyer/writer (La forge Roussel) on December - 15.  

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

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 this day in history antoine Henri Becquerel, discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903)  

1853  On this day in history 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  On December - 15 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  On December - 15 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer  

1859  GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun on this day in history.  

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

1860  On December - 15 niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903)  

1861  Charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) on December - 15.  

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

1863  Skirmish at Bean's Station, Tennessee (Knoxville Campaign) on this day in history.  

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

1864  On this day in history battle of Nashville, TN  

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

1870  On this day in history josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect  

1873  On this day in history pongrac Kacsoh, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

1875  On December - 15 friedrich Niggli, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  On December - 15 birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on December - 15.  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on December - 15.  

1648  On December - 15 birth of gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

1657  On this day in history birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1667  On December - 15 birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  On December - 15 birth of j F Beck, writer  

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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  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on December - 15.  

1230  On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on December - 15.  

1515  On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.  

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 December - 15.  

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