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Historical Events In December - 14

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1977  On December - 14 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 December - 14.  

1980  On this day in history elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59  

1981  Israel annexes Golan Heights on this day in history.  

1985  NY Yankees great Roger Maris dies of cancer at age 51 on December - 14.  

1985  Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51 on December - 14.  

1986  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 on December - 14.  

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

1987  On December - 14 paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies  

1988  On December - 14 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  Andrei D. Sakharov, author and Nobel laureate, dies in Moscow at age 68 on this day in history.  

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

1989  On this day in history andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist/dissident (Nobel 1975), dies at 68  

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  On December - 14 desmond Howard of Michigan wins the Heisman trophy  

1991  John Arlott, cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies on this day in history.  

1993  On December - 14 actress Myrna Loy dies at age 88.  

1993  Myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88 on December - 14.  

1994  Mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75 on December - 14.  

1995  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 on December - 14.  

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

1996  Alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92 on December - 14.  

1997  Owen Barfield, philosopher of language, dies at 99 on this day in history.  

1998  On this day in history 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  

2007  On December - 14 fAI World Grand Prix Gliding Championship at Omarama, New Zealand.  

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

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

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  On this day in history birth of tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)  

1553  Henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France was born on this day in history.  

1625  On this day in history birth of barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)  

1631  On this day in history birth of anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)  

1640  (baptism date) was born on this day in history.  

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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 December - 14 agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies  

1136  Death of Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered on this day in history.  

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

1460  Death of Guarino da Verona (b. 1370) on December - 14.  

1476  On this day in history death of vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431)  

1510  Death of Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473) on December - 14.  

1542  James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on December - 14.  

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