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)