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Historical Events In December - 15

Saturday, 27 February 2021

1909  On this day in history francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer, dies at 57  

1913  Nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty on December - 15.  

1913  On December - 15 muriel Rukeyser, US, poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award)  

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 December - 15.  

1914  Ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII) on December - 15.  

1915  On December - 15 jose Toribio Merino Castro, admiral  

1916  French defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun on December - 15.  

1916  Maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962) on this day in history.  

1917  On December - 15 moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia  

1918  On December - 15 american Jewish Congress holds it's 1st meeting  

1918  Jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], Bkln, actor (Broken Arrow) on December - 15.  

1919  Edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1919  On December - 15 ake Seyffarth, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1948)  

1921  On December - 15 bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin)  

1922  IVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague on December - 15.  

1922  On December - 15 alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll"  

1923  Freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist on this day in history.  

1924  Ida Haendel, Polish violinist/author (Woman with Violin) on December - 15.  

1925  On this day in history first road with a depressed trough (Texas) opened to traffic  

1925  1st hockey game at Madison Sq Garden, Mont Candiens 3, NY Americans 1 on December - 15.  

1925  On this day in history sam Pollock, Canadian ice hockey general manager  

1926  Facist national symbol elevated in Italy on December - 15.  

1927  Ed Hickman kidnaps child he later beheads on December - 15.  

1928  On this day in history jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel)  

1929  Walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro on December - 15.  

1929  Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63) on December - 15.  

1930  The birth of Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist on December - 15.  

1930  Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw) on this day in history.  

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  Edna O'Brien, Ireland, writer (Fanatic of Heart, Casualties of Peace) on this day in history.  

1933  On December - 15 baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15  

1933  On December - 15 jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)  

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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  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on December - 15.  

1574  On this day in history birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on December - 15.  

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

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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 this day in history.  

1621  On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43  

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