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Historical Events In December - 14

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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 December - 14.  

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  On this day in history 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 December - 14 spanish general strike to protest austerity measures  

1988  On this day in history 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  Movie actor Jock Mahoney (Dallas, Tarzan) dies at age 70 on December - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history f Dörrenmatt, writer, dies at 69  

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

1991  On this day in history desmond Howard of Michigan wins the Heisman trophy  

1991  On December - 14 john Arlott, cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies  

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

1993  On December - 14 myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88  

1994  On December - 14 mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75  

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  Don Anthony, bandleader/songwriter, dies at 85 on December - 14.  

1996  On December - 14 alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92  

1997  Owen Barfield, philosopher of language, dies at 99 on December - 14.  

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

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

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 December - 14.  

2017  US media regulator the Federal Communications Commission votes to end net neutrality on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1009  Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (d. 1045) was born on this day in history.  

1363  John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 14.  

1553  On this day in history birth of henri IV the Bourbon, king of Navarra (Henri III)/France  

1625  On December - 14 birth of barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)  

1631  On December - 14 birth of anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)  

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

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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  Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies on December - 14.  

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 December - 14.  

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

1510  On this day in history death of friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473)  

1542  On December - 14 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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