Historical Events In December - 15
Monday, 08 March 2021
1978 On December - 15 chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75
1979 Deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama on December - 15.
1979 World Court in Hague rules Iran should release all US hostages on December - 15.
1979 Bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history nASA launches Intelsat V
1982 On December - 15 reputed to be 'Robin Hoods' tree, the 'Major Oak' in Sherwood forest, is fitted with a fire alarm
1982 Roy Williams, Teamsters pres, and 4 others convicted of bribery on December - 15.
1982 On December - 15 spain reopens border with Gibraltar
1983 On this day in history columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via El Paso, Kelly AFB
1984 USSR launches Vega 1 for rendezvous with Halley's Comet on this day in history.
1984 On December - 15 avon Long, actor (Roots: Next Generation), dies at 74
1985 Sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielson wed on December - 15.
1986 On this day in history carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift
1986 On December - 15 cIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure
1988 On this day in history lori Davis of Long Island sues Mike Tyson for grabbing her buttocks
1989 On this day in history panama declares war on the United States
1989 On this day in history arnold Moss, actor (Gambit), dies at 79
1990 Rocker Rod Stewart marries super model Rachel Hunter on December - 15.
1990 On December - 15 betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
1991 On this day in history horatio Luro, US horse trainer (Northern Dancer), dies at 90
1993 On this day in history downing Street Declaration on Northern Ireland issued
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 On this day in history hans de Jong, musician/conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86
1995 On December - 15 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
1995 On this day in history james Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist, dies at 88
1996 Gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, dies at 98
2005 The first parliamentary elections under Iraq's new constitution on December - 15.
2006 An alleged assassination attempt on the Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniyeh sparks inter-Palestinian clashes on December - 15.
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 Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter successfully flies for the first time on this day in history.
2006 On December - 15 the Japanese government passes a bill to upgrade the Japan Defense Agency to a Ministry.