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Historical Events In December - 07

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1959  "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history ivory Coast claims independence from France  

1962  On this day in history great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1962  Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans  

1964  George Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs on December - 07.  

1965  On this day in history chevrolet produced its three-millionth car for the year. It was the first time Chevrolet had produced an annual total surpassing three million vehicles.  

1965  Pope Paul VI and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of the 2 churches in 1054 on December - 07.  

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  On December - 07 a fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.  

1967  "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 perfs on December - 07.  

1967  On this day in history house Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87  

1968  On December - 07 orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit  

1968  On December - 07 richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823  

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 December - 07 the Canadian Royal Commission on the Status of Women released its report calling for legal reforms  

1970  Taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma on this day in history.  

1970  Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87 on December - 07.  

1971  Wings release their first album "Wild Life" on this day in history.  

1971  "Wild & Wonderful" opens/closes at Lyceum Theater NYC on December - 07.  

1971  Milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1972  On this day in history apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched  

1972  On December - 07 phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant  

1972  On December - 07 adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91  

1973  Wings release "Band on the Run" on December - 07.  

1975  Canadian skier Ken Read is the first Canadian to win a World Cup event, a downhill racve at Val D'Isere, France on December - 07.  

1975  Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71 on December - 07.  

1976  UN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General for 2nd 5 yr term on December - 07.  

1977  On this day in history islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0  

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  Darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22 on December - 07.  

1982  On this day in history charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0521  On December - 07 birth of saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597)  

0903  On this day in history 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  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) was born on December - 07.  

1545  On December - 07 birth of henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)  

1557  On December - 07 birth of girolamo Trombeti, composer  

1561  Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history birth of giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy)  


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  On this day in history otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28  

1254  Innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies on December - 07.  

1279  On December - 07 death of king Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226)  

1295  Death of Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243) on this day in history.  

1383  Wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies on this day in history.  

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

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