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Historical Events In December - 15

Monday, 08 March 2021

1876  Ferdinand Hardekopf, writer on this day in history.  

1877  Thomas Edison patents phonograph on this day in history.  

1878  On December - 15 hans Carossa, writer  

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

1880  Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76 on December - 15.  

1881  On this day in history 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  Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician on December - 15.  

1889  Ferdinand II A F A, king of Portugal, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history 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 December - 15.  

1890  Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US on this day in history.  

1891  James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)  

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

1892  David Guion, composer on this day in history.  

1892  Charles Balmer, composer, dies at 75 on December - 15.  

1893  On December - 15 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 December - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1896  On December - 15 carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist  

1896  On December - 15 john GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

1898  Fernando Remacha, composer on this day in history.  

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

1899  Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much) on December - 15.  

1900  Francesco Messina, sculptor on December - 15.  

1901  On December - 15 elias Alvares Lobo, composer, dies at 67  

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  Ferenc Farkas, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On December - 15 birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on December - 15.  

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  On this day in history birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

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

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on December - 15.  

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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 December - 15.  

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

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on December - 15.  

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on this day in history.  

1515  On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

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

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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