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.