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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  

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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 December - 15 birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

1574  On December - 15 birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1263  On December - 15 death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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 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 this day in history.  

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