Historical Events In December - 08
Sunday, 16 January 2022
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 Emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952) on December - 08.
1921 Eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty on this day in history.
1921 On December - 08 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 On December - 08 german-US friendship treaty signed
1923 On December - 08 rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist
1923 On December - 08 dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
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 December - 08.
1925 On this day in history the birth of Sammy Davis Jr., American actor
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 On this day in history disappearance of Agatha Christie
1926 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies on December - 08.
1927 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10) on this day in history.
1930 Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC on December - 08.
1931 On this day in history coaxial cable patented
1933 Flip (Clerow) Wilson Emmy Award-winning comedy writer was born on December - 08.
1933 On this day in history secretary of the Navy establishes Fleet Marine Force, integrating a ready-to-deploy Marine force with own aircraft into Fleet organization.
1934 Friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich on this day in history.
1934 On December - 08 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 Highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif on December - 08.
1939 Ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1940 German Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London on December - 08.
1940 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on December - 08.
1941 On December - 08 as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan
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 December - 08.