Historical Events In December - 14
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1927 Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain on December - 14.
1927 On December - 14 jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)
1928 2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man on this day in history.
1928 Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77 on December - 14.
1929 Alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece on December - 14.
1929 Ron Nelson, composer on this day in history.
1930 On December - 14 nY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game
1931 On this day in history 1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht
1932 French govt of Herriot falls on this day in history.
1932 On December - 14 abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show)
1933 Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam on December - 14.
1934 On December - 14 first streamlined steam locomotive introduced, Albany NY
1934 Turkish women are given the right to vote on this day in history.
1934 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY) on December - 14.
1935 On December - 14 the birth of Lee Remick, American actress
1935 Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v S Africa, Durban on December - 14.
1935 Stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies on this day in history.
1937 Japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history aL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games
1938 Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history league of Nations drops the Soviet Union
1939 On this day in history soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union
1941 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14 on this day in history.
1942 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61 on December - 14.
1943 On December - 14 capt. Paul Triguet (Royal 22e Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Casa Berardi, Italy
1944 On this day in history congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general)
1944 On this day in history begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
1945 Elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1945 Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67 on December - 14.
1946 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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