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Historical Events In December - 07

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1983  On December - 07 2 jets collided at Madrid Airport killing 93  

1983  On December - 07 edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA  

1984  Jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65 on December - 07.  

1985  On this day in history atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB  

1985  Potter Stewart, 94th Supreme Court Justice (1958-81), dies in NH at 70 on December - 07.  

1987  43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots) on December - 07.  

1987  On December - 07 gorbachev arrives in the US for a summit meeting  

1988  Armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die) on this day in history.  

1988  On December - 07 gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN  

1988  On this day in history mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC  

1988  On this day in history yasser Arafat recognizes existence of Israel  

1988  On this day in history andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies  

1988  Armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people on December - 07.  

1990  On this day in history iraqi parliament endorses Saddam's decision to free hostages  

1990  Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement on December - 07.  

1990  On December - 07 delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52  

1992  On this day in history maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79  

1993  On this day in history south African transitional executive council set up  

1993  On December - 07 félix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88  

1994  Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58 on December - 07.  

1995  On this day in history bill Gates announced that Microsoft would shift its entire business focus to the Internet.  

1995  On this day in history galileo arrives on Jupiter  

1995  Larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1996  Eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43 on December - 07.  

2005  A U.S. Federal Air Marshal fatally shoots Rigoberto Alpizar on a jetway at Miami International Airport in Florida on this day in history.  

2005  On this day in history european Union TLD .eu is launched, and replaced .eu.int. Initially this will be only for business purposes. From 7 April 206 onwards, EU citizens can also register .eu domains.  

2007  On this day in history uranus' orbit will be positioned such that the sun shines directly above its equator (i.e. an equinox)  

2014  On December - 07 the Syrian military accuse Israel of carrying out two air strikes on Syria  

2017  Naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany's organ music, Kyrgystan's Kok boru and India's Kumbh festival on this day in history.  

2017  Australia's parliament votes to legalize gay marriage on this day in history.  

2017  On December - 07 virtual currency Bitcoin rises in value, passing $18,440 on some exchanges  

2017  On December - 07 unrest in West Bank and Gaza, schools closed and a general strike in response to America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital  

2017  On this day in history cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon d’Or to equal Lionel Messi's record  

2017  Pantone's 2018 Colour of the Year is Ultra Violet 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 December - 07.  

1302  On December - 07 birth of azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)  

1542  On December - 07 birth of mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 07.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0043  Death of Cicero, Roman politician and author (b. 106 BC) on December - 07.  

0283  Death of Pope Eutychian on December - 07.  

0983  Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28 on this day in history.  

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

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