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Historical Events In December - 12

Saturday, 08 May 2021

1958  Dutch social democratic party-ministers/premier Drees dismissed on this day in history.  

1959  UN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established on this day in history.  

1959  Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79 on December - 12.  

1961  Ham radio satellite Oscar 1 launched with military Discoverer 36 on December - 12.  

1961  Martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Albany GA on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91  

1962  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on December - 12.  

1962  On December - 12 sid Saylor, actor (Wally-Waterfront), dies at 67  

1963  Frank Sinatra Jr returned after being kidnapped on this day in history.  

1963  Kenya gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

1963  On December - 12 argentina asks for extradition of ex-president Peron  

1964  Shooting starts for Star Trek pilot, "The Cage" (Menagerie) on this day in history.  

1964  On December - 12 cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes  

1964  H I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1965  On December - 12 johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67  

1967  US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit on December - 12.  

1968  On December - 12 rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired  

1968  On this day in history tallulah Bankhead, actress (All Star Revue), dies of pneumonia at 65  

1970  Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 42 launched to study X-rays on December - 12.  

1970  Louis Zimmer, Flem clock maker (Jubelklok, Wonder Clock), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1971  David Sarnoff, US TV pioneer (RCA), dies at 80 on December - 12.  

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  Gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 (Mecca Saudi Arabia) on this day in history.  

1975  Sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill President Gerald Ford on December - 12.  

1976  QB Joe Namath last game as a New York Jet on this day in history.  

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  Clifton Chenier, US accordionist (Bayou Blues), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1979  Gold hits record $462.50 an ounce on this day in history.  

1979  Rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe on this day in history.  

1980  On December - 12 uS's copyright law amended to include computer programs  

1981  On this day in history wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1298  On December - 12 birth of albert II of Austria (d. 1358)  

1418  Albert VI of Austria (d. 1463) was born on December - 12.  

1574  On December - 12 birth of anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II  

1574  On December - 12 birth of anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619)  

1579  Heinrich Steuccius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  Saint Vasilije (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1630  Olof Rudbeck, composer was born on December - 12.  

1659  Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739) was born on December - 12.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0884  On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  

1112  Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69  

1212  On December - 12 death of geoffrey, Archbishop of York  

1263  Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on this day in history.  

1574  On December - 12 death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)  

1586  On December - 12 death of stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533)  

1600  John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.  

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