Historical Events In December - 15
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1978 Chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1979 On December - 15 deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama
1979 On this day in history world Court in Hague rules Iran should release all US hostages
1979 Bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1981 On December - 15 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 this day in history.
1982 On this day in history spain reopens border with Gibraltar
1983 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via El Paso, Kelly AFB on this day in history.
1984 On December - 15 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 On December - 15 sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielson wed
1986 Carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift on December - 15.
1986 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
1991 Horatio Luro, US horse trainer (Northern Dancer), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1993 Downing Street Declaration on Northern Ireland issued on this day in history.
1993 GATT Uruguay Round completed on December - 15.
1993 On this day in history kakuei Tanaka, PM of Japan (1972-74), dies
1994 On December - 15 diane Modahl banned from Athletics for Drug Use, in the UK
1994 On December - 15 hans de Jong, musician/conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86
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 On this day in history james Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist, dies at 88
1996 On this day in history gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74
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 On December - 15 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 On this day in history 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.