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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)  

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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  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1648  On this day in history birth of gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

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

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 15.  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on December - 15.  

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

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on December - 15.  

1515  Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1598  On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

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

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