Historical Events In December - 12
Friday, 03 July 2020
1958 On December - 12 dutch social democratic party-ministers/premier Drees dismissed
1959 On this day in history uN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established
1959 On this day in history russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79
1961 Ham radio satellite Oscar 1 launched with military Discoverer 36 on this day in history.
1961 Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Albany GA on December - 12.
1961 On December - 12 daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91
1962 On December - 12 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 On this day in history sid Saylor, actor (Wally-Waterfront), dies at 67
1963 Frank Sinatra Jr returned after being kidnapped on December - 12.
1963 On this day in history kenya gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1963 Argentina asks for extradition of ex-president Peron on this day in history.
1964 Shooting starts for Star Trek pilot, "The Cage" (Menagerie) on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes
1964 On this day in history h I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies
1965 Gale Sayers of Chicago Bears scores 6 TDs, ties NFL record on this day in history.
1965 Beatles last Great Britain concert (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff Wales) on December - 12.
1965 On December - 12 johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67
1967 US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit on this day in history.
1968 Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired on this day in history.
1968 On December - 12 tallulah Bankhead, actress (All Star Revue), dies of pneumonia at 65
1970 On this day in history small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 42 launched to study X-rays
1970 On December - 12 louis Zimmer, Flem clock maker (Jubelklok, Wonder Clock), dies at 82
1971 On this day in history david Sarnoff, US TV pioneer (RCA), dies at 80
1972 Captain Eugene A. Cernan, USN, commander of Apollo 17, walks on the Moon. Commander Ronald E. Evans, USN, was the Command Module Pilot. The mission lasted 12 days, 13 hours and 52 minutes. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14) on December - 12.
1975 On December - 12 gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 (Mecca Saudi Arabia)
1975 On December - 12 sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill President Gerald Ford
1976 On this day in history qB Joe Namath last game as a New York Jet
1976 Jack Cassidy, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He & She), dies at 49 on December - 12.
1977 Clementine O Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones, dies at 92 on December - 12.
1978 On this day in history clifton Chenier, US accordionist (Bayou Blues), dies at 53
1979 Gold hits record $462.50 an ounce on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe
1980 US's copyright law amended to include computer programs on this day in history.
1981 On December - 12 wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)