Historical Events In December - 07
Saturday, 06 March 2021
1983 2 jets collided at Madrid Airport killing 93 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA
1984 On this day in history jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
1985 Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB on December - 07.
1985 On December - 07 potter Stewart, 94th Supreme Court Justice (1958-81), dies in NH at 70
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 On this day in history 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 December - 07.
1988 Andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies on December - 07.
1988 On December - 07 armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people
1990 Iraqi parliament endorses Saddam's decision to free hostages on this day in history.
1990 On December - 07 ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement
1990 Delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52 on December - 07.
1992 Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79 on December - 07.
1993 South African transitional executive council set up on this day in history.
1993 On December - 07 félix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88
1994 On this day in history elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
1995 Bill Gates announced that Microsoft would shift its entire business focus to the Internet on this day in history.
1995 Galileo arrives on Jupiter on this day in history.
1995 Larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42 on December - 07.
1996 On December - 07 eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43
2005 On December - 07 a U.S. Federal Air Marshal fatally shoots Rigoberto Alpizar on a jetway at Miami International Airport in Florida.
2005 On December - 07 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 December - 07 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history australia's parliament votes to legalize gay marriage
2017 On this day in history virtual currency Bitcoin rises in value, passing $18,440 on some exchanges
2017 Unrest in West Bank and Gaza, schools closed and a general strike in response to America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December - 07.
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 December - 07.