Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1894 On December - 23 debussy's ballet "L'aprĂ©s-midi d'un faune," premieres in Paris
1894 Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's) on this day in history.
1896 On December - 23 alberto Hemsi, composer
1897 On December - 23 julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom)
1899 On this day in history fieldmarshal Lord Roberts departs Southampton to South Africa
1901 On December - 23 gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33)
1903 On December - 23 fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan)
1905 Arn Bjornsson, composer on this day in history.
1906 Ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history first all-steel passenger railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa
1907 1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa on December - 23.
1907 Don McNeill, Galena Ill, host (Don McNeill TV Club) on December - 23.
1908 On December - 23 yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)
1908 Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history albert becomes king of Belgium
1909 On this day in history albert becomes king of Belgians
1909 Barney Ross, NYC, Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934) on this day in history.
1911 On December - 23 the opera "I Giojelli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)
1911 Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire," premieres in Munich on December - 23.
1911 On December - 23 james Gregory, Bronx NYC, actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller)
1911 Karl L Hoschna, composer, dies at 34 on December - 23.
1912 1st "Keystone Kops" film, titled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy" on December - 23.
1913 President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law on this day in history.
1913 On December - 23 hans Henkemans, composer
1913 On this day in history james Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies
1914 World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt on this day in history.
1914 On December - 23 dezider Kardos, composer
1915 On this day in history j Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie," premieres in NYC
1915 Roland Leighton, dies at 20 on this day in history.
1916 On December - 23 world War I: Battle of Magdhaba
1916 On this day in history dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter
1917 3 British warships come close to Holland on this day in history.
1918 On December - 23 helmut Schmidt, Chancellor of Germany (SPD, 1974- )
1919 First hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched on December - 23.