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Historical Events In December - 07

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1959  "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on December - 07.  

1960  Ivory Coast claims independence from France on this day in history.  

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  Ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans on December - 07.  

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

1965  Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054 on this day in history.  

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  Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823  

1968  On December - 07 m Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923  

1969  Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66 on December - 07.  

1970  The Canadian Royal Commission on the Status of Women released its report calling for legal reforms on this day in history.  

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  On December - 07 wings release their first album "Wild Life"  

1971  On this day in history "Wild & Wonderful" opens/closes at Lyceum Theater NYC  

1971  Milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90 on December - 07.  

1972  Apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched on this day in history.  

1972  Phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant on December - 07.  

1972  Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history 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 December - 07.  

1976  On December - 07 uN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General for 2nd 5 yr term  

1977  On December - 07 islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0  

1977  Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies on December - 07.  

1979  On December - 07 cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies  

1980  On December - 07 darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22  

1982  Charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas 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  Azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339) was born on this day in history.  

1542  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) was born on December - 07.  

1545  On this day in history birth of henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)  

1557  On this day in history birth of girolamo Trombeti, composer  

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.  


Famous Deaths In December - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0043  On December - 07 death of cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC)  

0283  Death of Pope Eutychian on this day in history.  

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

1254  On this day in history innocent IV, [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies  

1279  Death of King Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226) on December - 07.  

1295  On this day in history death of gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243)  

1383  On this day in history wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies  

1498  On December - 07 death of alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist  

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