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Historical Events In December - 14

Thursday, 09 December 2021

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

1979  On December - 14 nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies  

1980  On this day in history at 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon  

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

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  On December - 14 roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51  

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 this day in history.  

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

1987  Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies on December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

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

1989  On December - 14 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  On this day in history 476 die when the ferry boat Salem Express sinks in the Red Sea.  

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

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

1993  On this day in history actress Myrna Loy dies at age 88.  

1993  On December - 14 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  On this day in history alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92  

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

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 this day in history.  

2007  On this day in history fAI World Grand Prix Gliding Championship at Omarama, New Zealand.  

2012  28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history the Vatican announces it has rediscovered the lost last paintings of Raphael in Vatican Museum, painted 1520  

2017  On this day in history the Walt Disney Company buys most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion  

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 December - 14 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 December - 14.  

1546  Tycho Brahe, Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose) was born on December - 14.  

1553  On December - 14 birth of henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France  

1625  Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695) was born on December - 14.  

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  Adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80 on December - 14.  

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

1136  On December - 14 death of harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered  

1417  Death of John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned on December - 14.  

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

1476  Death of Vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431) on December - 14.  

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

1542  James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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