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 This day in History - December 15
387 Historic Events for December 15
1927

Ed Hickman kidnaps child he later beheads

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1928

Jimmy Nelson, Chic Ill, ventriloguist (Nestles, Farfel)

Birth
1929

Walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro

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1929

Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)

Birth
1930

Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw)

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1930

Alim-ud-Din, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62)

Birth
1931

Evald Schorm, Prague Czech, director (Courage for Every Day)

Birth
1932

Igor Stuhec, composer

Birth
1932

Elaine Barkin, composer

Birth
1932

Edna O'Brien, Ireland, writer (Fanatic of Heart, Casualties of Peace)

Birth
1933

Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15

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1933

Tim Conway, Willoughby Oh, comic (McHale's Navy, Carol Burnett Show)

Birth
1933

Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)

Birth
1934

Maggis Lena Walker, 1st US (black) woman to head a bank, dies at 69

Death
1934

Fokker F18 Snip flies to Neth West Indies

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1935

Detroit Lions win NFL championship

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1935

Max Euwe becomes world champ chess beating Alexander Aljechin

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1936

KVL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KEEN (now KING)

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1937

John [Thomas] Sladek, US, sci-fi author (Tik-Tok, Bugs)

Birth
1937

Karen Morrow, Chic, actress (Aunt Minerva-Tabitha, Jim Nabors Hour)

Birth
1938

Dennis RB Madide, South African Internal minister of Transkei

Birth
1938

Groundbreaking begins for Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC

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1939

Cindy Birdsong, Camden NJ, rock vocalist (Labelle-Rainbow, Supremes)

Birth
1939

Snip departs for 1st flight to Paramaribo/Cura‡ao

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1939

"Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta

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