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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on this day in history.  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on December - 15.  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On December - 15 birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1667  On December - 15 birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on December - 15.  

1263  On December - 15 death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

1515  On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

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

1598  On this day in history 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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