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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1578  Agostino Agazzari, composer was born on December - 02.  

1678  Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1710  On this day in history birth of bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)  

1728  Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat was born on December - 02.  

1738  Richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

1754  William Cooper, American judge (d. 1809) was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1348  On this day in history death of emperor Hanazono of Japan (b. 1297)  

1381  Death of John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic on this day in history.  

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

1515  On this day in history gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies  

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

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