Historical Events In December - 15
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1909 On December - 15 francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer, dies at 57
1913 On December - 15 nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1913 Muriel Rukeyser, US, poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award) on this day in history.
1914 After being closed for over four months, the NYSE got back into the swing of things on this day in 1914, albeit with a tight set of trading restrictions designed to prevent fiscal disaster on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow
1914 On December - 15 ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII)
1915 Jose Toribio Merino Castro, admiral on December - 15.
1916 French defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun on December - 15.
1916 Maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962) on December - 15.
1917 Moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia on December - 15.
1918 On this day in history american Jewish Congress holds it's 1st meeting
1918 On this day in history jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], Bkln, actor (Broken Arrow)
1919 Edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC on December - 15.
1919 Ake Seyffarth, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1921 Bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin) on December - 15.
1922 On December - 15 iVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague
1922 On this day in history alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll"
1923 On this day in history freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist
1924 Ida Haendel, Polish violinist/author (Woman with Violin) on this day in history.
1925 First road with a depressed trough (Texas) opened to traffic on December - 15.
1925 On this day in history 1st hockey game at Madison Sq Garden, Mont Candiens 3, NY Americans 1
1925 On December - 15 sam Pollock, Canadian ice hockey general manager
1926 On December - 15 facist national symbol elevated in Italy
1927 On this day in history ed Hickman kidnaps child he later beheads
1928 On December - 15 jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel)
1929 On December - 15 walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro
1929 Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63) on December - 15.
1930 The birth of Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist on this day in history.
1930 On December - 15 don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw)
1930 Alim-ud-Din, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62) on December - 15.
1931 Evald Schorm, Prague Czech, director (Courage for Every Day) on December - 15.
1932 On this day in history edna O'Brien, Ireland, writer (Fanatic of Heart, Casualties of Peace)
1933 On December - 15 baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15
1933 On December - 15 jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)