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 This day in History - December 15
387 Historic Events for December 15
1888

Jan Greshoff, Dutch poet/author/journalist (Bric … Brac)

Birth
1888

Maxwell Anderson, US, dramatist (Winter Set, High Tor)

Birth
1889

Ferdinand II A F A, king of Portugal, dies at 73

Death
1890

Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US

Death
1891

James Naismith invents basketball (Canada)

Event
1892

David Guion, composer

Birth
1892

Charles Balmer, composer, dies at 75

Death
1892

Jose Maria Castro, composer

Birth
1892

J Paul Getty, Minneapolis Mn, oil magnate (Getty Oil)

Birth
1893

Dvor ks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall NYC

Event
1894

Cricket day 2 1st T Aus v Eng Aus 586 (Gregory 201) England 3-130

Event
1896

John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67

Death
1896

Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor

Birth
1896

Margaret Bannerman, Toronto Ontario, actress (Elopement)

Birth
1896

George B Cressey, US geographer (Asia's Lands and Peoples)

Birth
1896

Carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist

Birth
1898

Fernando Remacha, composer

Birth
1899

Battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army)

Event
1899

Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much)

Birth
1900

Francesco Messina, sculptor

Birth
1901

Elias Alvares Lobo, composer, dies at 67

Death
1904

William Hitzig, Austria, Maxwell physician

Birth
1904

Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man)

Birth
1905

Ferenc Farkas, composer

Birth
1906

Betty Smith, novelist (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)

Birth