Historical Events In December - 23
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
1894 On December - 23 debussy's ballet "L'aprés-midi d'un faune," premieres in Paris
1894 Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's) on this day in history.
1896 On December - 23 alberto Hemsi, composer
1897 Julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom) on December - 23.
1899 On December - 23 fieldmarshal Lord Roberts departs Southampton to South Africa
1901 Gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33) on December - 23.
1903 Fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan) on December - 23.
1905 On this day in history arn Bjornsson, composer
1906 On December - 23 ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered)
1907 On this day in history first all-steel passenger railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa
1907 1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa on December - 23.
1907 On December - 23 don McNeill, Galena Ill, host (Don McNeill TV Club)
1908 On December - 23 yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)
1908 On December - 23 eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72
1909 On this day in history albert becomes king of Belgium
1909 Albert becomes king of Belgians on December - 23.
1909 On December - 23 barney Ross, NYC, Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934)
1911 The opera "I Giojelli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin) on December - 23.
1911 Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire," premieres in Munich on this day in history.
1911 James Gregory, Bronx NYC, actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller) on December - 23.
1911 On December - 23 karl L Hoschna, composer, dies at 34
1912 1st "Keystone Kops" film, titled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy" on December - 23.
1913 On December - 23 president Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law
1913 On December - 23 hans Henkemans, composer
1913 On December - 23 james Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies
1914 World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt on December - 23.
1914 On this day in history dezider Kardos, composer
1915 On this day in history j Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie," premieres in NYC
1915 Roland Leighton, dies at 20 on this day in history.
1916 World War I: Battle of Magdhaba on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter
1917 3 British warships come close to Holland on December - 23.
1918 On December - 23 helmut Schmidt, Chancellor of Germany (SPD, 1974- )
1919 First hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched on December - 23.