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.