Historical Events In December - 15
Tuesday, 11 May 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 December - 15.
1914 On December - 15 battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow
1914 On December - 15 ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII)
1915 On December - 15 jose Toribio Merino Castro, admiral
1916 On December - 15 french defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun
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 American Jewish Congress holds it's 1st meeting on December - 15.
1918 Jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], Bkln, actor (Broken Arrow) on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC
1919 On this day in history ake Seyffarth, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1948)
1921 On this day in history bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin)
1922 IVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague on December - 15.
1922 Alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll" on December - 15.
1923 Freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist on December - 15.
1924 On December - 15 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 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 December - 15 facist national symbol elevated in Italy
1927 On December - 15 ed Hickman kidnaps child he later beheads
1928 On this day in history jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel)
1929 On December - 15 walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro
1929 On December - 15 keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
1930 The birth of Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist on this day in history.
1930 Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw) on December - 15.
1930 On December - 15 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 Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy) on this day in history.