Historical Events In December - 08
Friday, 14 August 2020
1916 Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep on this day in history.
1917 Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) on December - 08.
1918 On December - 08 ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)
1919 On December - 08 hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer
1920 Emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952) on this day in history.
1921 Eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty on December - 08.
1921 On this day in history johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up)
1922 On December - 08 george Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)
1923 On this day in history german-US friendship treaty signed
1923 Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist on this day in history.
1923 Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88 on December - 08.
1924 Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74 on December - 08.
1925 Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer was born on this day on this day in history.
1925 On December - 08 the birth of Sammy Davis Jr., American actor
1925 James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side) on this day in history.
1925 Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: was born on this day on December - 08.
1926 On December - 08 disappearance of Agatha Christie
1926 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies on this day in history.
1927 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10) on December - 08.
1930 On December - 08 broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC
1931 On December - 08 coaxial cable patented
1933 Flip (Clerow) Wilson Emmy Award-winning comedy writer was born on December - 08.
1933 On December - 08 secretary of the Navy establishes Fleet Marine Force, integrating a ready-to-deploy Marine force with own aircraft into Fleet organization.
1934 On December - 08 friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich
1934 On this day in history bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62
1935 The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi on this day in history.
1936 Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif
1939 On December - 08 ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63
1940 On December - 08 german Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London
1940 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on December - 08.
1941 As a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan on December - 08.
1941 On December - 08 uS declares war on Japan.
1941 USS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II on this day in history.