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Historical Events In December - 14

Monday, 03 October 2022

1977  On this day in history egypt and Israel reps gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference  

1979  Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies on December - 14.  

1980  At 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon on this day in history.  

1980  Elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history israel annexes Golan Heights  

1985  NY Yankees great Roger Maris dies of cancer at age 51 on this day in history.  

1985  Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51 on this day in history.  

1986  On December - 14 the experimental aircraft Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, takes flight from Edwards Air Force Base (CA) on the first non-stop, self-contained (i.e., no aerial refueling) flight around the world.  

1987  In the worst attack on merchant shipping in the 'Gulf War', 21 crewmen from a Norwegian tanker are killed on December - 14.  

1987  Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history spanish general strike to protest austerity measures  

1988  On December - 14 uS agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Org (1st time in 13 yrs)  

1989  On December - 14 andrei D. Sakharov, author and Nobel laureate, dies in Moscow at age 68.  

1989  On this day in history movie actor Jock Mahoney (Dallas, Tarzan) dies at age 70.  

1989  Andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist/dissident (Nobel 1975), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1990  Right to Die case permits Nancy Cruzan to have her feeding tube removed, she dies 12 days later on December - 14.  

1990  F Dörrenmatt, writer, dies at 69 on December - 14.  

1991  476 die when the ferry boat Salem Express sinks in the Red Sea on this day in history.  

1991  Desmond Howard of Michigan wins the Heisman trophy on December - 14.  

1991  John Arlott, cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies on December - 14.  

1993  Actress Myrna Loy dies at age 88 on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88  

1994  On this day in history mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75  

1995  On December - 14 after sixty-nine grueling days on the picket line, machinists for the Boeing Company gave the go-ahead to a new contract on this day in 1995  

1995  On this day in history don Anthony, bandleader/songwriter, dies at 85  

1996  Alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

1997  On December - 14 owen Barfield, philosopher of language, dies at 99  

1998  IXC Communications announced it had turned on a new coast-to-coast data network that it hoped would serve as the backbone for the next generation Internet on December - 14.  

2007  FAI World Grand Prix Gliding Championship at Omarama, New Zealand on December - 14.  

2012  28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December - 14.  

2014  On this day in history shinzō Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party win re-election in Japan, retaining their two-thirds majority with coalition partner New Kōmeitō Party  

2017  The Vatican announces it has rediscovered the lost last paintings of Raphael in Vatican Museum, painted 1520 on December - 14.  

2017  The Walt Disney Company buys most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion on this day in history.  

2017  US media regulator the Federal Communications Commission votes to end net neutrality on December - 14.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1009  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (d. 1045)  

1363  John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist was born on December - 14.  

1503  Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist/prophet was born on this day in history.  

1546  Tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose) was born on this day in history.  

1553  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France was born on December - 14.  

1625  Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

1631  Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679) was born on December - 14.  

1640  On this day in history birth of (baptism date)  

Famous Deaths In December - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0872  On December - 14 adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80  

1077  On this day in history agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies  

1136  On this day in history death of harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered  

1417  On December - 14 death of john Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned  

1460  Death of Guarino da Verona (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1476  On December - 14 death of vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431)  

1510  Death of Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473) on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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