Historical Events In December - 08
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
1916 On December - 08 dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep
1917 On this day in history rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ)
1918 On December - 08 ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)
1919 Hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer on this day in history.
1920 On December - 08 emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952)
1921 On this day in history eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty
1921 On this day in history johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up)
1922 George Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51) on December - 08.
1923 German-US friendship treaty signed on December - 08.
1923 On December - 08 rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist
1923 On this day in history dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
1924 Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74 on December - 08.
1925 On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer was born on this day
1925 The birth of Sammy Davis Jr., American actor on this day in history.
1925 James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side) on December - 08.
1925 On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: was born on this day
1926 Disappearance of Agatha Christie on this day in history.
1926 On December - 08 jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies
1927 On this day in history vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10)
1930 On this day in history 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 Secretary of the Navy establishes Fleet Marine Force, integrating a ready-to-deploy Marine force with own aircraft into Fleet organization on December - 08.
1934 Friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich on December - 08.
1934 On December - 08 bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62
1935 On December - 08 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.
1936 On December - 08 anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua
1938 On December - 08 highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif
1939 Ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1940 German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London on this day in history.
1940 On December - 08 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0
1941 On December - 08 as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan
1941 US declares war on Japan on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history uSS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II.