Historical Events In December - 02
Friday, 18 September 2020
1974 On December - 02 sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
1976 Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pitts Pirates), dies at 59 on December - 02.
1978 Chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran on this day in history.
1978 Streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1 on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72
1980 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador on December - 02.
1981 On December - 02 moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM
1981 Hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62 on December - 02.
1981 Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM on this day in history.
1982 A 61 year old American dentist, Dr Barney Clark, is the first human to receive an artificial heart on December - 02.
1982 First permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with the Jarvic-7 heart on December - 02.
1982 On December - 02 david Blue, rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41
1983 On this day in history atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies
1985 On December - 02 alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
1986 On December - 02 desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer
1988 On this day in history 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel
1988 On December - 02 sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)
1988 On this day in history uN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains
1988 On December - 02 tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra)
1989 V.P. Singh is sworn in as prime minister of India on December - 02.
1990 On December - 02 first parliamentary election in newly reunified Germany
1990 On December - 02 uS 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit
1990 Aaron Copeland, composer (Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history muslim Shiites release US hostage Joseph Cicip
1992 On December - 02 gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43
1993 Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is shot to death in Medellin on this day in history.
1993 On December - 02 pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron, shot to death at 44
1994 Donald John Urquhart, librarian, dies at 85 on December - 02.
1995 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1996 Penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,00th person to be executed in the USA since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976.
2005 The £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens on December - 02.
2006 In Rome, about two million people, led by opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, demonstrate against Romano Prodi's government on this day in history.
2006 Stephane Dion is elected the new Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, on the fourth ballot on December - 02.