Historical Events In December - 02
Thursday, 26 May 2022
1952 The First human birth televised to public (Denver, CO) on this day in history.
1952 On December - 02 18th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Vessels, Oklahoma (HB)
1953 On December - 02 ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies
1954 US Senate censures Joe McCarthy (Sen-R-WI) for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute" on December - 02.
1954 On December - 02 "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances
1956 Fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history the First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa
1957 On this day in history 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn)
1957 On this day in history harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73
1958 On December - 02 benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
1958 24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB) on December - 02.
1959 On this day in history malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus
1961 On December - 02 fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, and will lead Cuba to Communism
1961 Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, & will lead Cuba to Communism on December - 02.
1962 50th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg beats Hamilton, 28-27 at Toronto [OT] on December - 02.
1963 1st Dutch rocket launched/reaches height of 10 km on December - 02.
1963 Sabu Sabu, actor (Jungle Book, Drums), dies of heart attack at 39 on December - 02.
1964 Ringo Starr's tonsils are removed on this day in history.
1965 The Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies on December - 02.
1966 Love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East on this day in history.
1966 Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1967 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1 on this day in history.
1967 Francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78 on December - 02.
1968 On December - 02 pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
1969 Boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet on this day in history.
1969 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances on this day in history.
1969 Kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies on this day in history.
1970 Environmental Protection Agency begins (Director William Ruckelshaus) on December - 02.
1970 On this day in history environmental Protection Agency begins (Director: William Ruckelshaus)
1971 Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeira, Sharjah and Umm ak Qiwain form the United Arab Emirates on December - 02.
1971 On December - 02 soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars
1972 "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama) on December - 02.
1972 On December - 02 friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies
1974 On this day in history soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days