Historical Events In December - 15
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1978 On December - 15 chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75
1979 Deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama on this day in history.
1979 World Court in Hague rules Iran should release all US hostages on December - 15.
1979 On December - 15 bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66
1981 On December - 15 nASA launches Intelsat V
1982 On this day in history reputed to be 'Robin Hoods' tree, the 'Major Oak' in Sherwood forest, is fitted with a fire alarm
1982 On this day in history roy Williams, Teamsters pres, and 4 others convicted of bribery
1982 Spain reopens border with Gibraltar on December - 15.
1983 On this day in history columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via El Paso, Kelly AFB
1984 On this day in history uSSR launches Vega 1 for rendezvous with Halley's Comet
1984 Avon Long, actor (Roots: Next Generation), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1985 Sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielson wed on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift
1986 CIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history lori Davis of Long Island sues Mike Tyson for grabbing her buttocks
1989 On December - 15 panama declares war on the United States
1989 On December - 15 arnold Moss, actor (Gambit), dies at 79
1990 Rocker Rod Stewart marries super model Rachel Hunter on this day in history.
1990 Betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history horatio Luro, US horse trainer (Northern Dancer), dies at 90
1993 Downing Street Declaration on Northern Ireland issued on December - 15.
1993 On this day in history gATT Uruguay Round completed
1993 On December - 15 kakuei Tanaka, PM of Japan (1972-74), dies
1994 Diane Modahl banned from Athletics for Drug Use, in the UK on this day in history.
1994 Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1995 The New York Stock Exchange charged into the record books on this day. The Big Board posted a new mark for trading volume, as 652.8 million shares changed hands, topping the old mark of 608.2 million shares on December - 15.
1995 James Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1996 On December - 15 gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74
1997 On December - 15 lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, dies at 98
2005 The first parliamentary elections under Iraq's new constitution on this day in history.
2006 An alleged assassination attempt on the Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniyeh sparks inter-Palestinian clashes on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history jigme Singye Wangchuck, the King of Bhutan, abdicates in favour of his son Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck a year earlier than expected.
2006 On December - 15 lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter successfully flies for the first time.
2006 On December - 15 the Japanese government passes a bill to upgrade the Japan Defense Agency to a Ministry.