This Day In History
Saturday, December 15, 2018
On This Day

Events

Births

Deaths

in 1913
Rudolf Diesel

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the diesel engine.
in 1973
Wystan Hugh Auden

Wystan Hugh Auden, who published as W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, born in England, later an American citizen, regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
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