Historical Events In December - 31
Monday, 24 January 2022
1826 On December - 31 henry Hiles, composer
1830 On December - 31 ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79)
1831 On this day in history gramercy Park is deeded to New York City.
1838 On December - 31 emile Loubet, premier/president of France (1892, 1899-1906)
1841 On December - 31 alabama becomes first state to license dental surgeons
1841 On December - 31 alabama becomes 1st state to license dental surgeons
1846 On this day in history ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis, vicar/Dutch anarchist (Right for all)
1848 On December - 31 oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69
1852 Future president & Mrs Rutherford B Hayes marry on December - 31.
1855 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet on this day in history.
1857 Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capitol of Canada on this day in history.
1857 On December - 31 queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada
1859 Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves on December - 31.
1859 Max Fiedler, composer on December - 31.
1859 Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1861 On December - 31 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record
1862 On this day in history president Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union
1862 On this day in history uSS Monitor founders in a storm off Cape Hatteras, NC.1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1862 On this day in history -Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River, TN (Stone River, Monfreesboro)
1862 James Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 29 on December - 31.
1863 On December - 31 alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno)
1864 On December - 31 robert G Aitken, US astronomer (Binary Stars)
1869 On this day in history henri Matisse, France, impressionist painter (Odalisque)
1870 J D Schneiter patents rocket mail in France, (not done) on December - 31.
1870 On December - 31 thomas Connolly, baseball's major league umpire for 50 years
1872 Aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finnish writer/poet (Kanervala), dies at 38 on December - 31.
1874 Ernest Austin, composer on this day in history.
1877 Alberto Mazzucato, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1878 On December - 31 horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)
1879 On December - 31 cornerstone laid for Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US)
1879 On this day in history edison gives first public demonstration of his incandescent lamp
1879 The opera "The Pirates of Penzance" is produced (New York NY) on December - 31.
1880 On December - 31 george C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953)
1881 On December - 31 colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)