Historical Events In December - 24
Saturday, 06 March 2021
1867 On this day in history manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat
1868 On this day in history emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21)
1869 On December - 24 henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)
1869 On this day in history edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55
1870 On December - 24 rosario Scalero, composer
1871 Giusseppi Verdi's "Aida" premieres in Cairo, at Suez canal opening on December - 24.
1871 Verdi's 'Aida' performed for the first time, in Cairo on this day in history.
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 On December - 24 stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer
1881 Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer on December - 24.
1884 On December - 24 austria-Hungary admits King Leopold II's Congo Free State
1885 On this day in history arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump)
1885 Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1887 Louis Jouvet, Crozon France, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise) on December - 24.
1888 The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director on December - 24.
1889 Bicycle with a back-pedal brake patented on this day in history.
1889 Daniel Stover and William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history daniel Stover & William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake
1889 Vladimir Sokoloff, Moscow Russia, actor (Road to Morocco) on December - 24.
1893 On this day in history henry Ford completes his 1st useful gas motor
1893 On this day in history carl Brisson, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Murder at the Vanities)
1894 On December - 24 scheveningse fishing boats destroyed by storm
1894 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot on December - 24.
1898 Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1898 On December - 24 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41
1900 On this day in history herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam
1904 On December - 24 german SW Africa abolishes slavery of young children
1904 On December - 24 daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist
1904 Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55 on December - 24.
1905 Howard Hughes born on this day in history.
1905 The birth of Howard Hughes, American tycoon on December - 24.
1905 Anna "Ans" van Dike ("the Young"), Jewish nazi collaborator on this day in history.
1906 Reginald A Fessenden became first to broadcast music over radio (Mass) on this day in history.