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Historical Events In December - 07

Friday, 14 May 2021

1932  The birth of Ellen Burstyn, American actress on this day in history.  

1932  1st gyro-stabilized vessel to cross Atlantic arrives in NY on December - 07.  

1932  Ellen Burstyn, Detroit, actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here) on December - 07.  

1934  On December - 07 wiley Post discovers the jet stream  

1934  Wiley Post discovers jet stream on this day in history.  

1935  CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton on this day in history.  

1935  Jean-Claude Casadesus, composer on this day in history.  

1937  Dutch Minister Romme proclaims married women are forbidden to work on December - 07.  

1938  On this day in history philip Barry's "Here Come the Clowns," premieres in NYC  

1938  Harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies on this day in history.  

1939  Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on December - 07.  

1940  28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5 on December - 07.  

1941  On this day in history hMCS Windflower (Corvette) lost in a collision  

1941  Japanese attack Pearl Harbor (a date that will live in infamy) first Japanese submarine sunk by a US ship (USS Ward) on December - 07.  

1941  On this day in history pearl Harbour attacked without a declaration of war by Japanese aircraft, sinking much of the US fleet  

1941  Australian bombers land on Timor/Ambon on December - 07.  

1941  On this day in history cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71  

1943  On this day in history cairo: president Roosevelt travels back to the US  

1943  On this day in history john Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Bluejackets), dies at 22  

1944  Convention on International Civil Aviation drawn up in Chicago on December - 07.  

1945  On this day in history microwave oven patented  

1946  Fire at Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta kills 119 on December - 07.  

1946  On December - 07 fire at Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, kills 119  

1948  On December - 07 godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35  

1949  15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E) on December - 07.  

1952  KKTV TV channel 11 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (CBS) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

1953  On December - 07 israel's PM Ben-Gureon retires  

1953  Israel's PM Ben-Gurion retires on December - 07.  

1954  On December - 07 japanese government of Joshida, resigns  

1955  Clement Attlee resigns as chairman of England's Labour Party on this day in history.  

1956  Helen O'Connell joins the Today Show panel on December - 07.  

1956  Helen O'Connell joins Today Show panel on this day in history.  

1957  On December - 07 tony Kubek of the Yanks selected as AL Rookie of the Year  

1958  Romulo Betancourt elected pres of Venezuela on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0521  Saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597) was born on this day in history.  

0903  On December - 07 birth of abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)  

1302  On December - 07 birth of azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)  

1542  On this day in history birth of mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)  

1545  Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

1557  Girolamo Trombeti, composer was born on December - 07.  

1561  Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625) was born on December - 07.  

1598  Giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0043  On this day in history death of cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC)  

0283  On December - 07 death of pope Eutychian  

0983  Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28 on December - 07.  

1254  On December - 07 innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies  

1279  On this day in history death of king Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226)  

1295  Death of Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243) on December - 07.  

1383  On December - 07 wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies  

1498  On this day in history death of alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist  

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