What Happened on December 15, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Smith, American author (d. 1972)
  • Carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist
  • George B Cressey, US geographer (Asia's Lands & Peoples)
  • Margaret Bannerman, Canadian actress (Elopement), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1976)

Person of interestMiles Dempsey

Miles Dempsey, British WWII general (XIII Corps, Second Army), born in New Brighton, Cheshire (d. 1969)

British WWII General Miles Dempsey
British WWII General
Miles Dempsey
  • Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor

Famous Deaths

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