Historical Events In December - 15
Sunday, 28 November 2021
1978 Chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 On December - 15 bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66
1981 NASA launches Intelsat V on December - 15.
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 this day in history.
1982 On December - 15 spain reopens border with Gibraltar
1983 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via El Paso, Kelly AFB on December - 15.
1984 USSR launches Vega 1 for rendezvous with Halley's Comet on this day in history.
1984 Avon Long, actor (Roots: Next Generation), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1985 On December - 15 sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielson wed
1986 Carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift on December - 15.
1986 CIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure on this day in history.
1988 Lori Davis of Long Island sues Mike Tyson for grabbing her buttocks on this day in history.
1989 Panama declares war on the United States on this day in history.
1989 Arnold Moss, actor (Gambit), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1990 Rocker Rod Stewart marries super model Rachel Hunter on this day in history.
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 December - 15 downing Street Declaration on Northern Ireland issued
1993 On this day in history gATT Uruguay Round completed
1993 Kakuei Tanaka, PM of Japan (1972-74), dies on this day in history.
1994 Diane Modahl banned from Athletics for Drug Use, in the UK on December - 15.
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 Lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, dies at 98 on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history the first parliamentary elections under Iraq's new constitution.
2006 On this day in history an alleged assassination attempt on the Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniyeh sparks inter-Palestinian clashes.
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 The Japanese government passes a bill to upgrade the Japan Defense Agency to a Ministry on this day in history.