Historical Events In December - 02
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1952 The First human birth televised to public (Denver, CO) on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history 18th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Vessels, Oklahoma (HB)
1953 On this day in history ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies
1954 On this day in history uS Senate censures Joe McCarthy (Sen-R-WI) for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute"
1954 "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances on December - 02.
1956 On this day in history fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba
1957 On December - 02 the First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa
1957 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn) on this day in history.
1957 Harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1958 Benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg on this day in history.
1958 24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB) on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus
1961 Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, and will lead Cuba to Communism on this day in history.
1961 Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, & will lead Cuba to Communism on December - 02.
1962 On this day in history 50th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg beats Hamilton, 28-27 at Toronto [OT]
1963 1st Dutch rocket launched/reaches height of 10 km on December - 02.
1963 On this day in history sabu Sabu, actor (Jungle Book, Drums), dies of heart attack at 39
1964 On this day in history ringo Starr's tonsils are removed
1965 On this day in history the Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies
1966 Love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85
1967 On December - 02 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
1967 On this day in history francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78
1968 On December - 02 pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
1969 On December - 02 boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet.
1969 On this day in history "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances
1969 On this day in history kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies
1970 Environmental Protection Agency begins (Director William Ruckelshaus) on this day in history.
1970 On December - 02 environmental Protection Agency begins (Director: William Ruckelshaus)
1971 Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeira, Sharjah and Umm ak Qiwain form the United Arab Emirates on this day in history.
1971 On December - 02 soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars
1972 On December - 02 "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama)
1972 Friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies on December - 02.
1974 On December - 02 soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days