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.