Historical Events In December - 02
Friday, 03 July 2020
1952 On this day in history the First human birth televised to public (Denver, CO)
1952 On December - 02 18th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Vessels, Oklahoma (HB)
1953 Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies on December - 02.
1954 On December - 02 uS Senate censures Joe McCarthy (Sen-R-WI) for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute"
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 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn) on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73
1958 On this day in history benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
1958 24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB) on this day in history.
1959 On December - 02 malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus
1961 On this day in history fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, and will lead Cuba to Communism
1961 On December - 02 fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, & will lead Cuba to Communism
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 this day in history.
1963 Sabu Sabu, actor (Jungle Book, Drums), dies of heart attack at 39 on this day in history.
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 On December - 02 love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East
1966 Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85 on December - 02.
1967 On this day in history 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
1967 On December - 02 francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78
1968 On December - 02 pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
1969 On this day in history boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet.
1969 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances on this day in history.
1969 On December - 02 kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies
1970 Environmental Protection Agency begins (Director William Ruckelshaus) on December - 02.
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 Soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars on December - 02.
1972 "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama) on this day in history.
1972 Friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies on December - 02.
1974 On December - 02 soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days