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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  On this day in history birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On this day in history birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

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  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on December - 15.  

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

1667  On December - 15 birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  On December - 15 birth of j F Beck, writer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on December - 15.  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on this day in history.  

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on December - 15.  

1515  On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.  

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