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Historical Events In December - 31

Monday, 23 May 2022

1826  Henry Hiles, composer on this day in history.  

1830  On December - 31 ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79)  

1831  Gramercy Park is deeded to New York City on this day in history.  

1838  Emile Loubet, premier/president of France (1892, 1899-1906) on December - 31.  

1841  Alabama becomes first state to license dental surgeons on December - 31.  

1841  On December - 31 alabama becomes 1st state to license dental surgeons  

1846  Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis, vicar/Dutch anarchist (Right for all) on December - 31.  

1848  On December - 31 oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69  

1852  Future president & Mrs Rutherford B Hayes marry on this day in history.  

1855  Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capitol of Canada  

1857  Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada on December - 31.  

1859  On December - 31 dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves  

1859  Max Fiedler, composer on this day in history.  

1859  Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 on December - 31.  

1861  22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record on December - 31.  

1862  On December - 31 president Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union  

1862  On December - 31 uSS Monitor founders in a storm off Cape Hatteras, NC.1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee  

1862  -Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River, TN (Stone River, Monfreesboro) on this day in history.  

1862  On December - 31 james Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 29  

1863  Alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno) on this day in history.  

1864  Robert G Aitken, US astronomer (Binary Stars) on this day in history.  

1869  Henri Matisse, France, impressionist painter (Odalisque) on December - 31.  

1870  J D Schneiter patents rocket mail in France, (not done) on this day in history.  

1870  Thomas Connolly, baseball's major league umpire for 50 years on December - 31.  

1872  Aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finnish writer/poet (Kanervala), dies at 38 on December - 31.  

1874  Ernest Austin, composer on this day in history.  

1877  Alberto Mazzucato, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1878  Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro) on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history cornerstone laid for Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US)  

1879  Edison gives first public demonstration of his incandescent lamp on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history the opera "The Pirates of Penzance" is produced (New York NY)  

1880  George C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953) on December - 31.  

1881  On December - 31 colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0695  Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian general (d. 715) was born on this day in history.  

1378  On this day in history birth of callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58)  

1378  On December - 31 birth of pope Callixtus III (d. 1458)  

1491  Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

1514  On December - 31 birth of andreas Vesalius, Brussels Belgium, anatomist (Fabrica)  

1540  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born on December - 31.  

1572  Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1668  On December - 31 birth of hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist  

Famous Deaths In December - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0192  Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on this day in history.  

0335  On this day in history death of st. Silvester, Pope  

0406  Godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle on this day in history.  

0439  Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.  

1164  Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on December - 31.  

1194  On this day in history death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)  

1297  On December - 31 death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)  

1302  Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on December - 31.  

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