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Historical Events In December - 07

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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  Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on December - 07.  

1962  Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 on December - 07.  

1963  Ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans on December - 07.  

1964  On December - 07 george Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs  

1965  On December - 07 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  On December - 07 pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054  

1966  A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people on December - 07.  

1967  On this day in history "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 perfs  

1967  House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87 on December - 07.  

1968  On this day in history orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit  

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  On this day in history 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 December - 07.  

1970  Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1971  Wings release their first album "Wild Life" on December - 07.  

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

1973  Wings release "Band on the Run" on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1979  Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies on December - 07.  

1980  Darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22 on December - 07.  

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 December - 07.  

0903  Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986) was born on this day in history.  

1302  Azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339) was born on December - 07.  

1542  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1561  On this day in history birth of kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625)  

1598  Giovanni Bernini, Italy, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy) was born on December - 07.  

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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  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 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 this day in history.  

1383  Wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies on December - 07.  

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

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