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Historical Events In December - 02

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1974  On December - 02 sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72  

1976  On December - 02 danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pitts Pirates), dies at 59  

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 December - 02.  

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  Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM on December - 02.  

1981  On this day in history hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62  

1981  Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM on December - 02.  

1982  On this day in history a 61 year old American dentist, Dr Barney Clark, is the first human to receive an artificial heart  

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  Atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies on December - 02.  

1985  Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on December - 02.  

1986  On December - 02 desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer  

1988  5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel on December - 02.  

1988  STS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission) on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history uN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains  

1988  Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) on December - 02.  

1989  On December - 02 v.P. Singh is sworn in as prime minister of India.  

1990  First parliamentary election in newly reunified Germany on December - 02.  

1990  On December - 02 uS 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit  

1990  On December - 02 aaron Copeland, composer (Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90  

1991  Muslim Shiites release US hostage Joseph Cicip on this day in history.  

1992  Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1993  Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is shot to death in Medellin on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron, shot to death at 44  

1994  On December - 02 donald John Urquhart, librarian, dies at 85  

1995  On this day in history francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90  

1996  On December - 02 penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76  

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  On this day in history the £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens.  

2006  On this day in history in Rome, about two million people, led by opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, demonstrate against Romano Prodi's government.  

2006  On this day in history stephane Dion is elected the new Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, on the fourth ballot.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  On this day in history birth of agostino Agazzari, composer  

1678  Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) was born on December - 02.  

1694  On December - 02 birth of william Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771)  

1703  On December - 02 birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783) was born on this day in history.  

1728  On December - 02 birth of ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat  

1738  On this day in history birth of richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)  

1754  On December - 02 birth of william Cooper, American judge (d. 1809)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0537  Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies on December - 02.  

1348  Death of Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297) on December - 02.  

1381  On December - 02 death of john of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic  

1463  Albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies on December - 02.  

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history death of francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506)  

1592  On December - 02 alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  On this day in history death of louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general  

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