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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1894

Day One 1st Test Cricket Aus v Eng Aust 5-346 (Giffen 161, Gregory 85)

Event
1894

Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer

Birth
1895

Paul Eluard, French communist/poet/resistance fighter (Le Ph‚nix)

Birth
1895

George VI, king of England (1936-52)

Birth
1896

James H Doolittle, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942)

Birth
1897

Margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine)

Birth
1898

Frederick Douglass Hall, composer

Birth
1900

Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer

Birth
1900

Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46

Death
1901

Henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928)

Birth
1901

1st table tennis tournament is held (London Royal Aquarium)

Event
1901

Paul I, King of Greece (1947-64)

Birth
1902

Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bea-Andy Griffith Show)

Birth
1903

Reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut

Event
1903

William Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair

Death
1905

Sydney Lipton, bandleader/violin

Birth
1906

John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer, dies at 78

Death
1906

Helmut Bornefeld, composer

Birth
1907

Guy Middleton, Hove England, actor (Gentlemen Marrie Brunettes)

Birth
1908

Laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders)

Birth
1909

Leopold II, king of Belgium, dies

Death
1909

Edward L Tatum, US, molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958)

Birth
1909

Phia [Sophia R] Berghout, harpist/founder Eduard of Beinumstichting

Birth
1911

South Pole 1st reached, by Norwegian Roald Amundsen

Event
1911

Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader/founder (Federal Trust)

Birth