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Historical Events In December - 15

Thursday, 30 June 2022

1909  Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer, dies at 57 on December - 15.  

1913  On this day in history nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.  

1913  On this day in history muriel Rukeyser, US, poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award)  

1914  On December - 15 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  

1914  On this day in history battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow  

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  French defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun on this day in history.  

1916  On December - 15 maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)  

1917  On December - 15 moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia  

1918  On this day in history american Jewish Congress holds it's 1st meeting  

1918  On this day in history jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], Bkln, actor (Broken Arrow)  

1919  On this day in history edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC  

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  IVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague on this day in history.  

1922  Alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll" on this day in history.  

1923  On December - 15 freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist  

1924  Ida Haendel, Polish violinist/author (Woman with Violin) on this day in history.  

1925  First road with a depressed trough (Texas) opened to traffic on December - 15.  

1925  1st hockey game at Madison Sq Garden, Mont Candiens 3, NY Americans 1 on this day in history.  

1925  Sam Pollock, Canadian ice hockey general manager on December - 15.  

1926  On this day in history 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 December - 15.  

1929  On this day in history walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro  

1929  Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63) on this day in history.  

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  Alim-ud-Din, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62) on December - 15.  

1931  Evald Schorm, Prague Czech, director (Courage for Every Day) on this day in history.  

1932  Edna O'Brien, Ireland, writer (Fanatic of Heart, Casualties of Peace) on December - 15.  

1933  On this day in history 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 December - 15 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  On December - 15 birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

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

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on December - 15.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

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

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

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

1515  Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 15.  

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