Historical Events In December - 21
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1804 On December - 21 benjamin Disraeli, (Tory) British PM (1868, 1874-80)
1810 On December - 21 ludwig Schuncke, composer
1815 Thomas Couture, French painter/author on this day in history.
1818 On December - 21 amalia, wife of king Otto of Greece
1820 On this day in history charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45
1823 Jean Henri Fabre, France, entomologist (insects & spiders) on December - 21.
1826 On this day in history ernst Pauer, composer
1829 On December - 21 1st stone arch railroad bridge in US dedicated, Baltimore
1832 On this day in history john Henry Ketcham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1835 HMS Beagle sails into Bay of Islands (New Zealand) on December - 21.
1840 Mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan) on this day in history.
1844 The Rochdale Pioneers commence business at their cooperative in Rochdale, England, starting the Cooperative movement on December - 21.
1848 Edward Everett Rice, composer on December - 21.
1849 1st US skating club formed (Phila) on this day in history.
1849 James Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal) on December - 21.
1850 On December - 21 zdenek Fibich, composer
1853 Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter) on December - 21.
1859 On December - 21 gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)
1859 On this day in history nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1860 On December - 21 henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah)
1861 On this day in history congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel.
1864 On December - 21 gen Sherman conquers Savannah
1864 On December - 21 william Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51
1866 On December - 21 cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre
1867 John Winter Thompson, composer on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history albert P Terhune, US, novelist (Lad, a Dog)
1874 Juan Bautista Sacasa, pres of Nicaragua (1932-36) on December - 21.
1879 On December - 21 the birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader
1879 Theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value) on this day in history.
1886 On December - 21 george Norman Peterkin, composer
1889 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1890 Pim Mulier 1st & only trip to "Alvesteddetocht" on December - 21.
1890 Fred M Vinson, US Supreme Court Justice (1946-53) on December - 21.
1890 On this day in history niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73