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Historical Events In December - 15

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1822  On this day in history edward Stephen, composer  

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

1823  On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer  

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

1830  On this day in history francesco D'Arcais, composer  

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

1832  On December - 15 the birth of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, French engineer  

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

1836  On this day in history patent Office burns in Washington DC  

1836  Patent Office burns in Wash, DC on this day in history.  

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

1839  On December - 15 matthijs I van Bree, Flemish court-painter, dies at 66  

1842  On this day in history henry Gadsby, composer  

1848  Edwin Howland Blashfield, decorated the dome of Library of Congress on December - 15.  

1852  Antoine Henri Becquerel, discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903) on December - 15.  

1853  Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies on this day in history.  

1854  First street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia on December - 15.  

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

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

1857  On December - 15 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer  

1859  GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun on December - 15.  

1859  On December - 15 ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)  

1860  Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.  

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

1861  On December - 15 gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45  

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

1863  On this day in history arthur D Little, US, chemist (patented rayon)  

1864  On this day in history battle of Nashville, TN  

1868  On December - 15 shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō.  

1870  On December - 15 josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect  

1873  Pongrac Kacsoh, composer on this day in history.  

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

1875  On this day in history friedrich Niggli, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on December - 15.  

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

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  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on December - 15.  

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

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

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

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on this day in history.  

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

1598  On December - 15 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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