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Historical Events In December - 08

Friday, 07 August 2020

1886  On December - 08 diego Rivera, [Lenin of Mexico], Mexico, painter/wife of Frida Kahlo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On December - 08 vicente Emilio Sojo, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  W Hervey Allen, US writer/poet (Anthony Adverse) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On December - 08 bohuslav Jan Martinu, Policka Czechoslovakia, composer (Hry o Marti)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history the birth of James Thurber, American writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history james (Grover) Thurber, Columbus Ohio, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  Battle at Amba Alagi: Ethiopian emperor Menelik II drives Italian general Baratieri's out on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Missing 3 Quarter" (BG)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1896  Earnest Angel, German statistician (Law of Angel), dies at 75 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Leslie Heward, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On December - 08 natal: British fall/burst out belegerd Ladysmith  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On December - 08 henry Russell, composer, dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On this day in history oliver Wendell Holmes Jr became Associate Justice on Supreme Court  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history adele Simpson, NYC, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Herbert Spencer, British engineer/philosopher, dies at 83 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history charles Cushing, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  Richard Llewellyn, Wales, novelist (How Green Was My Valley) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  King Gustaf V of Sweden accedes to the Swedish throne on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On December - 08 tony Aubin, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Oscar II Frederick, King of Sweden (-1907)/Norway (-1905), dies on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  John Volpe, (Gov-Mass)/US Secretary of Treasury (1969-73) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On this day in history bird banding society found  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history lee J Cobb, NYC, actor (Virginian, 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On December - 08 jura Soyfer, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On December - 08 construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in SF on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history delmore Schwartz, US, poet/short story writer/critic (Shenandoah)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history british & German fleets battle at Falkland Island  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Jean Sibelius' 5th Symphony in E, premieres on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Denis Harding, soldier on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1508  Gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1678  Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757) was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1699  On this day in history birth of maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On December - 08 birth of anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  On this day in history birth of john Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0644  Death of Omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0899  On this day in history arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1292  John Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On December - 08 death of mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Death of Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Death of John Davies, English poet (b. 1569) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On this day in history death of philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  John Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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