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Historical Events In December - 02

Monday, 14 June 2021

1974  On this day in history sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72  

1976  On this day in history danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pitts Pirates), dies at 59  

1978  Chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran on December - 02.  

1978  Streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1 on December - 02.  

1979  Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador  

1981  On December - 02 moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM  

1981  On December - 02 hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

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 this day in history 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 December - 02 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel  

1988  On this day in history sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)  

1988  On December - 02 uN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains  

1988  On this day in history tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra)  

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  US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit on December - 02.  

1990  Aaron Copeland, composer (Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90 on December - 02.  

1991  Muslim Shiites release US hostage Joseph Cicip on December - 02.  

1992  Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43 on December - 02.  

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

1993  Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron, shot to death at 44 on December - 02.  

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

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 December - 02 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  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  On this day in history birth of nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

1694  William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  

1703  On this day in history birth of ferdinand Konscak, Croatian explorer (d. 1759)  

1710  Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783) was born on December - 02.  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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

1754  On this day in history 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  On this day in history sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies  

1348  Death of Emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297) on this day in history.  

1381  Death of John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on December - 02.  

1463  On December - 02 albrecht VI, archduke of Habsburg, dies  

1515  Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies on December - 02.  

1552  Death of Francis Xavier, Spanish Catholic missionary (b. 1506) on December - 02.  

1592  On this day in history alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46  

1615  Death of Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general on December - 02.  

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