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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1911

Spike Jones, Long Beach Calif, composer (In a Secluded Rendesvous)

Birth
1912

Morey Amsterdam, Chicago Ill, comedian (Buddy-Dick Van Dyke Show)

Birth
1913

Greece formally takes possession of Crete

Event
1914

Rosalyn Tureck, Chicago Illinois, pianist (Bach and Rock)

Birth
1914

Karl Carstens, German (CDU)/pres Germany (1979-84)

Birth
1914

Dan Dailey, NYC, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor and JJ)

Birth
1914

Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73

Death
1915

Clay Warnick, Tacoma Wash, choral director (Jimmie Rodgers Show)

Birth
1915

Jack Johnson is 1st black world heavyweight boxing champion

Event
1917

UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany

Event
1917

Elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold)

Birth
1917

Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg-spinner (West Indian of post-WWII years)

Birth
1918

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Il Trittico," premieres in NYC

Event
1918

Sidonio Pais, prince of Portugal, murdered

Death
1919

Shirley Jackson, US, writer (Road Through the Wall)

Birth
1920

Albertus Meintser, office clerk/resistance fighter

Birth
1920

Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1920

Heavyweight Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in NYC

Event
1920

Quinton Hazell, businessman

Birth
1922

Don Hewitt, NYC, CBS news executive producer (60 Minutes)

Birth
1922

Charley Trippi, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)

Birth
1923

Leonardus S van Egeraat, Dutch travel expert

Birth
1923

Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72

Death
1923

Sully Boyar, NYC, actor (Car Wash)

Birth
1923

Gerard K "Simon" van het Reve, Dutch writer (Evenings)

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