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Historical Events In December - 24

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1867  On December - 24 manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat  

1868  Emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21) on December - 24.  

1869  On December - 24 henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)  

1869  On December - 24 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55  

1870  On this day in history rosario Scalero, composer  

1871  On December - 24 giusseppi Verdi's "Aida" premieres in Cairo, at Suez canal opening  

1871  On this day in history verdi's 'Aida' performed for the first time, in Cairo  

1871  Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (A Chique Little Boy) on this day in history.  

1874  On December - 24 pope Pius IX proclaims a jubilee for 1875  

1879  Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer on this day in history.  

1881  On December - 24 bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer  

1884  Austria-Hungary admits King Leopold II's Congo Free State on December - 24.  

1885  Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump) on December - 24.  

1885  On December - 24 louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85  

1887  Louis Jouvet, Crozon France, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise) on December - 24.  

1888  The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director on this day in history.  

1889  On December - 24 bicycle with a back-pedal brake patented  

1889  On this day in history daniel Stover and William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake  

1889  Daniel Stover & William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake on this day in history.  

1889  Vladimir Sokoloff, Moscow Russia, actor (Road to Morocco) on this day in history.  

1893  Henry Ford completes his 1st useful gas motor on December - 24.  

1893  Carl Brisson, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Murder at the Vanities) on December - 24.  

1894  Scheveningse fishing boats destroyed by storm on this day in history.  

1894  Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot on December - 24.  

1898  Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam on December - 24.  

1898  On December - 24 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41  

1900  On December - 24 herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam  

1904  On December - 24 german SW Africa abolishes slavery of young children  

1904  On this day in history daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist  

1904  On this day in history juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55  

1905  Howard Hughes born on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history the birth of Howard Hughes, American tycoon  

1905  On December - 24 anna "Ans" van Dike ("the Young"), Jewish nazi collaborator  

1906  On December - 24 reginald A Fessenden became first to broadcast music over radio (Mass)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0003  On this day in history birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  On this day in history birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

1389  John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on this day in history.  

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on this day in history.  

1491  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on this day in history.  

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on December - 24.  

1588  On December - 24 birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

Famous Deaths In December - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0427  On December - 24 death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  

1257  On this day in history death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

1380  On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on December - 24.  

1548  On this day in history maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  

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