Historical Events In December - 14
Friday, 10 July 2020
1927 Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain on December - 14.
1927 Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86) on this day in history.
1928 On December - 14 2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man
1928 On December - 14 theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77
1929 Alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece on this day in history.
1929 Ron Nelson, composer on this day in history.
1930 NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game on this day in history.
1931 On December - 14 1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht
1932 French govt of Herriot falls on December - 14.
1932 On December - 14 abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show)
1933 On this day in history josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam
1934 On December - 14 first streamlined steam locomotive introduced, Albany NY
1934 Turkish women are given the right to vote on December - 14.
1934 On this day in history 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY)
1935 On this day in history the birth of Lee Remick, American actress
1935 Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v S Africa, Durban on December - 14.
1935 On December - 14 stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies
1937 Japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing on December - 14.
1938 On this day in history aL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games
1938 On December - 14 marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76
1939 On December - 14 league of Nations drops the Soviet Union
1939 Soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union on this day in history.
1941 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14 on December - 14.
1942 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history capt. Paul Triguet (Royal 22e Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Casa Berardi, Italy
1944 Congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general) on this day in history.
1944 On December - 14 begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
1945 On this day in history elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC
1945 On this day in history constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67
1946 On December - 14 the United Nations General Assembly votes to establish UN headquarters in New York.
1946 Togo made a trusteeship territory of the UN on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 perfs
1947 On December - 14 cleve Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game
1947 On this day in history franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84