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Historical Events In December - 15

Monday, 28 September 2020

1876  Ferdinand Hardekopf, writer on this day in history.  

1877  Thomas Edison patents phonograph on December - 15.  

1878  Hans Carossa, writer on this day in history.  

1879  Hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer on December - 15.  

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

1881  On this day in history james Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops)  

1886  On December - 15 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.  

1887  Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe) on December - 15.  

1888  Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician on December - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 15 sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US  

1891  James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball on December - 15.  

1891  James Naismith invents basketball (Canada) on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history the birth of John Paul Getty, American multi-millionaire and oil tycoon  

1892  On December - 15 david Guion, composer  

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

1893  On this day in history dvoráks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall NYC  

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

1896  On December - 15 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  

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

1896  John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history fernando Remacha, composer  

1899  On this day in history battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army)  

1899  Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history francesco Messina, sculptor  

1901  On this day in history elias Alvares Lobo, composer, dies at 67  

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

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

1905  On December - 15 ferenc Farkas, composer  

1906  On December - 15 betty Smith, novelist (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)  

1907  Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect (Brasilia) on this day in history.  

1909  Thomas J Lynch becomes president of baseball's National League on this day in history.  

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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  On December - 15 birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

1574  On December - 15 birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  On December - 15 birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

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 December - 15.  

1263  On this day in history death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.  

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