Historical Events In December - 07
Monday, 14 June 2021
1983 2 jets collided at Madrid Airport killing 93 on December - 07.
1983 Edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA on December - 07.
1984 On this day in history jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
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 this day in history.
1987 On December - 07 gorbachev arrives in the US for a summit meeting
1988 On December - 07 armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die)
1988 Gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN on December - 07.
1988 Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC on December - 07.
1988 Yasser Arafat recognizes existence of Israel on this day in history.
1988 On December - 07 andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies
1988 Armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people on this day in history.
1990 On December - 07 iraqi parliament endorses Saddam's decision to free hostages
1990 Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history 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 December - 07 south African transitional executive council set up
1993 Félix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88 on December - 07.
1994 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58 on December - 07.
1995 Bill Gates announced that Microsoft would shift its entire business focus to the Internet on December - 07.
1995 Galileo arrives on Jupiter on December - 07.
1995 On this day in history larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42
1996 Eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 The Syrian military accuse Israel of carrying out two air strikes on Syria on December - 07.
2017 On this day in history naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany's organ music, Kyrgystan's Kok boru and India's Kumbh festival
2017 Australia's parliament votes to legalize gay marriage on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history virtual currency Bitcoin rises in value, passing $18,440 on some exchanges
2017 On this day in history 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 Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon d’Or to equal Lionel Messi's record on this day in history.
2017 Pantone's 2018 Colour of the Year is Ultra Violet on December - 07.