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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1923

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

Birth
1924

Chiang Kai-shek occupies Hankou

Event
1924

Marion Morgan, singer (Stop the Music)

Birth
1924

Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma," premieres in Paris

Event
1924

Siiri Rantanen, Finland, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1926

Danish Madsen govt, forms

Event
1926

Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64

Death
1926

Frank King, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wkts)

Birth
1927

Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain

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1927

Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)

Birth
1928

Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77

Death
1928

2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man

Event
1929

Alexander Zaimis elected pres of Greece

Event
1929

Ron Nelson, composer

Birth
1930

NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game

Event
1931

1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht

Event
1932

Charlie "Silver Fox" Rich, Colt Ark, vocalist (Behind Closed Doors)

Birth
1932

Abbe Lane, Bkln, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat/singer (Xavier Cugat Show)

Birth
1932

French govt of Herriot falls

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1932

George Furth, Chicago Ill, actor/dir (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings)

Birth
1933

Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam

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1933

Leo N Wright, US saxophonist (I left my heart in SF)

Birth
1934

1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY)

Event
1934

Petrus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist

Birth
1935

Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v S Africa, Durban

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