Historical Events In December - 15
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
1876 On December - 15 ferdinand Hardekopf, writer
1877 Thomas Edison patents phonograph on December - 15.
1878 Hans Carossa, writer on December - 15.
1879 Hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1888 On December - 15 artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician
1889 Ferdinand II A F A, king of Portugal, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1890 On December - 15 sitting Bull, a leader of the Sioux Indian nation, is killed in South Dakota by Indian police for resisting arrest.
1890 While resisting wrongful arrest Sitting Bull, the legendary Sioux chief,was killed by police, in South Dakota on this day in history.
1890 On December - 15 sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US
1891 On this day in history james Naismith a Canadian invents basketball
1891 On this day in history james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)
1892 The birth of John Paul Getty, American multi-millionaire and oil tycoon on December - 15.
1892 On this day in history david Guion, composer
1892 Charles Balmer, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1893 Dvoráks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall NYC on December - 15.
1894 Cricket day 2 1st T Aus v Eng Aus 586 (Gregory 201) England 3-130 on this day in history.
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 On December - 15 carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist
1896 John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1898 Fernando Remacha, composer on December - 15.
1899 On December - 15 battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army)
1899 On December - 15 frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much)
1900 Francesco Messina, sculptor on this day in history.
1901 On December - 15 elias Alvares Lobo, composer, dies at 67
1904 Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) on December - 15.
1905 The Pushkin House is established in St. Petersburg to preserve the cultural heritage of Alexander Pushkin on December - 15.
1905 Ferenc Farkas, composer on December - 15.
1906 Betty Smith, novelist (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn) on this day in history.
1907 Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect (Brasilia) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history thomas J Lynch becomes president of baseball's National League