Historical Events In December - 07
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1959 On December - 07 "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances
1960 Ivory Coast claims independence from France on this day in history.
1962 On December - 07 great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 on December - 07.
1963 Ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history george Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs
1965 Chevrolet produced its three-millionth car for the year. It was the first time Chevrolet had produced an annual total surpassing three million vehicles on this day in history.
1965 Pope Paul VI and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of the 2 churches in 1054 on this day in history.
1965 Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054 on December - 07.
1966 A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people on this day in history.
1967 "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 perfs on this day in history.
1967 House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1968 On December - 07 orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit
1968 Richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823 on this day in history.
1968 M Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923 on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
1970 On this day in history the Canadian Royal Commission on the Status of Women released its report calling for legal reforms
1970 On this day in history taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma
1970 On December - 07 rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87
1971 Wings release their first album "Wild Life" on this day in history.
1971 "Wild & Wonderful" opens/closes at Lyceum Theater NYC on this day in history.
1971 Milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90 on December - 07.
1972 On December - 07 apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched
1972 Phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant on this day in history.
1972 Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1973 On December - 07 wings release "Band on the Run"
1975 On December - 07 canadian skier Ken Read is the first Canadian to win a World Cup event, a downhill racve at Val D'Isere, France
1975 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1976 UN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General for 2nd 5 yr term on December - 07.
1977 Islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0 on December - 07.
1977 On December - 07 paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
1979 Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies on this day in history.
1980 On December - 07 darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22
1982 On December - 07 charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas