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 This day in History - December 15
387 Historic Events for December 15
1939

Nicolaus A Huber, composer

Birth
1939

Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies

Death
1939

1st commercial manufacture of nylon yarn, Seaford, Delaware

Event
1940

Nick Buoniconti, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)/sportscaster (NBC)

Birth
1941

Austin Savage, Welsh hockey player

Birth
1941

Gas/electrical use restricted in Holland

Event
1941

Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go)

Birth
1941

USS Swordfish becomes 1st US sub to sink a Japanese ship

Event
1941

North Africa: allied assault up Italians Gazala-posing

Event
1941

German submarine U-127 sinks

Event
1941

Nazi's transfers 100 Czech citizens/Heinrich Himmler falls faint

Event
1942

Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs

Event
1942

Dave Clark, London England, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

Birth
1943

Mihaly Hesz, Hungary, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1943

Thomas W "Fats" Waller, jazz pianist, dies at 39 in KC Missouri

Death
1944

Glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40

Death
1944

Bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel

Event
1944

Stan Bahnsen, pitcher (NY Yankee, 1968 AL Rookie-of-year)

Birth
1944

Hizbu'allah (Arm forces for Allah) forms

Event
1944

US Congress gives General Eisenhower his 5th star

Event
1944

US troops lands on Mindoro

Event
1945

John J "Cardinal" O'Connor, ordained as a priest

Event
1945

Thaao Penghlis, actor (Mission Impossible, Tony-Days of Our Life)

Birth
1946

Chic Bears beat NY Giants 24-14 in NFL championship game

Event
1946

Giants Filchock and Hapes suspended by NFL, didn't report bribe attempt

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