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.