Historical Events In December - 24
Saturday, 02 July 2022
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)