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.