Historical Events In December - 08
Sunday, 16 January 2022
1794 On December - 08 1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published
1795 On this day in history jacques Francois Gallay, composer
1811 On December - 08 louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer
1813 Ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres on December - 08.
1822 On this day in history luther Prentice Bradley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1826 On December - 08 friedrich Siemens, German industrialist
1828 Clinton Bowen Fisk, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890 on December - 08.
1830 On this day in history h Benjamin Constant, French politician/writer, dies at 63
1831 James Hoban, architect who designed White House, dies on this day in history.
1832 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norway, novelist (Pa Guds Veje, Nobel-1903) on this day in history.
1846 On December - 08 hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust," premieres
1849 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller," premieres in Naples on this day in history.
1852 Gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten," premieres in Breslau on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin
1857 1st production of Dion Boucicaults "Poor of NY" on December - 08.
1861 William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born on December - 08.
1861 On December - 08 aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
1862 Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's) on December - 08.
1863 2,500 reported killed at Church of La Compana, Santiago Chile on December - 08.
1863 Abraham Lincoln announces plan for Reconstruction of South on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history pope Pius IX publishes encyclical Quanta cura ("Syllabus errorum")
1865 On this day in history jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Taylor series)
1869 On December - 08 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
1872 J C Powys, writer on December - 08.
1874 On this day in history jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas
1875 On December - 08 aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Volki i Ovsty," premieres in St Petersburg
1876 On December - 08 suriname begins compulsory education for 7-12 years
1877 On December - 08 paul Emile Ladmirault, composer
1880 5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa on this day in history.
1881 Vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850 on December - 08.
1881 On December - 08 padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems)
1882 On December - 08 manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)
1886 American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions; Samuel Gompers elected AFL president on December - 08.
1886 On this day in history american Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions Samuel Gompers elected AFL president