Historical Events In December - 31
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1826 On this day in history henry Hiles, composer
1830 On this day in history ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79)
1831 Gramercy Park is deeded to New York City on December - 31.
1838 On December - 31 emile Loubet, premier/president of France (1892, 1899-1906)
1841 Alabama becomes first state to license dental surgeons on this day in history.
1841 On December - 31 alabama becomes 1st state to license dental surgeons
1846 Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis, vicar/Dutch anarchist (Right for all) on this day in history.
1848 On this day in history oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69
1852 Future president & Mrs Rutherford B Hayes marry on this day in history.
1855 On this day in history giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet
1857 On December - 31 queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capitol of Canada
1857 On December - 31 queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada
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 On December - 31 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record
1862 On this day in history president Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union
1862 USS Monitor founders in a storm off Cape Hatteras, NC.1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee on December - 31.
1862 -Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River, TN (Stone River, Monfreesboro) on December - 31.
1862 On December - 31 james Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 29
1863 On December - 31 alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno)
1864 On December - 31 robert G Aitken, US astronomer (Binary Stars)
1869 On December - 31 henri Matisse, France, impressionist painter (Odalisque)
1870 On December - 31 j D Schneiter patents rocket mail in France, (not done)
1870 On December - 31 thomas Connolly, baseball's major league umpire for 50 years
1872 Aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finnish writer/poet (Kanervala), dies at 38 on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history ernest Austin, composer
1877 On December - 31 alberto Mazzucato, composer, dies at 64
1878 Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro) on December - 31.
1879 Cornerstone laid for Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US) on this day in history.
1879 On December - 31 edison gives first public demonstration of his incandescent lamp
1879 On this day in history the opera "The Pirates of Penzance" is produced (New York NY)
1880 On December - 31 george C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953)
1881 On December - 31 colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)