Historical Events In December - 15
Monday, 28 September 2020
1909 Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer, dies at 57 on December - 15.
1913 On December - 15 nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1913 Muriel Rukeyser, US, poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award) on December - 15.
1914 After being closed for over four months, the NYSE got back into the swing of things on this day in 1914, albeit with a tight set of trading restrictions designed to prevent fiscal disaster on this day in history.
1914 Battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow on this day in history.
1914 Ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII) on December - 15.
1915 On this day in history jose Toribio Merino Castro, admiral
1916 On this day in history french defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun
1916 On this day in history maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)
1917 On this day in history moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia
1918 On this day in history american Jewish Congress holds it's 1st meeting
1918 On December - 15 jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], Bkln, actor (Broken Arrow)
1919 Edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1919 Ake Seyffarth, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1921 On December - 15 bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin)
1922 On December - 15 iVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague
1922 On this day in history alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll"
1923 Freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history ida Haendel, Polish violinist/author (Woman with Violin)
1925 First road with a depressed trough (Texas) opened to traffic on this day in history.
1925 On December - 15 1st hockey game at Madison Sq Garden, Mont Candiens 3, NY Americans 1
1925 On December - 15 sam Pollock, Canadian ice hockey general manager
1926 On December - 15 facist national symbol elevated in Italy
1927 On December - 15 ed Hickman kidnaps child he later beheads
1928 Jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel) on this day in history.
1929 Walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
1930 On this day in history the birth of Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist
1930 Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw) on December - 15.
1930 On this day in history alim-ud-Din, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62)
1931 On this day in history evald Schorm, Prague Czech, director (Courage for Every Day)
1932 On December - 15 edna O'Brien, Ireland, writer (Fanatic of Heart, Casualties of Peace)
1933 Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15 on December - 15.
1933 On this day in history jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)