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Historical Events In December - 15

Friday, 03 July 2020

1876  On this day in history ferdinand Hardekopf, writer  

1877  Thomas Edison patents phonograph on December - 15.  

1878  Hans Carossa, writer on December - 15.  

1879  On this day in history hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer  

1880  On this day in history carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76  

1881  On December - 15 james Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops)  

1886  Turbulence reigned over Wall Street on this day in 1886, as a record 1.2 million shares changed hands in a day of frantic trading on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe)  

1888  On this day in history artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician  

1889  On this day in history ferdinand II A F A, king of Portugal, dies at 73  

1890  Sitting Bull, a leader of the Sioux Indian nation, is killed in South Dakota by Indian police for resisting arrest on December - 15.  

1890  On this day in history while resisting wrongful arrest Sitting Bull, the legendary Sioux chief,was killed by police, in South Dakota  

1890  On this day in history sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US  

1891  On December - 15 james Naismith a Canadian invents basketball  

1891  On December - 15 james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)  

1892  On December - 15 the birth of John Paul Getty, American multi-millionaire and oil tycoon  

1892  On this day in history david Guion, composer  

1892  On this day in history charles Balmer, composer, dies at 75  

1893  Dvoráks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall NYC on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history cricket day 2 1st T Aus v Eng Aus 586 (Gregory 201) England 3-130  

1896  Herman Hollerith, inventor of the tabulating machine used in the 1890 U.S. census, was saved from financial ruin when the Russian government contracted his tabulating machine for their census on December - 15.  

1896  Carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist on this day in history.  

1896  John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on December - 15.  

1898  On this day in history fernando Remacha, composer  

1899  Battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army) on this day in history.  

1899  On December - 15 frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much)  

1900  On this day in history francesco Messina, sculptor  

1901  Elias Alvares Lobo, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1904  Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) on this day in history.  

1905  The Pushkin House is established in St. Petersburg to preserve the cultural heritage of Alexander Pushkin on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history ferenc Farkas, composer  

1906  Betty Smith, novelist (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn) on this day in history.  

1907  Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect (Brasilia) on December - 15.  

1909  On December - 15 thomas J Lynch becomes president of baseball's National League  

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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  On this day in history birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

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 December - 15 birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on December - 15.  

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on this day in history.  

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

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

1515  On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.  

1621  On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43  

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