Historical Events In December - 15
Friday, 03 July 2020
1909 Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer, dies at 57 on December - 15.
1913 Nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty on this day in history.
1913 Muriel Rukeyser, US, poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award) on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 Edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC on December - 15.
1919 Ake Seyffarth, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin)
1922 On this day in history iVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague
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 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 On this day in history 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 Ed Hickman kidnaps child he later beheads on December - 15.
1928 On this day in history jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel)
1929 On this day in history walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro
1929 On December - 15 keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
1930 On December - 15 the birth of Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist
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 this day in history.
1931 On December - 15 evald Schorm, Prague Czech, director (Courage for Every Day)
1932 On this day in history edna O'Brien, Ireland, writer (Fanatic of Heart, Casualties of Peace)
1933 On this day in history baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15
1933 On this day in history jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)