Historical Events In December - 16
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1945 On this day in history cleveland Rams win NFL championship
1945 On this day in history fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/PM (1937-39, 40-41), commits harakiri
1946 Thailand joins the United Nations on December - 16.
1948 On this day in history "Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances
1949 On this day in history swedish Carmaker DebutsA Swedish company by the name of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget produced its first motorcar. In 1965 the concern changed its name to Saab Aktiebolag, and a few years later simply to Saab. The first Saab automobiles were engineered with the precision of fighter planes--the company's other main product.
1949 On December - 16 sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier
1949 Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed on December - 16.
1950 On this day in history truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism"
1950 On December - 16 "Let's Make an Opera" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 perfs
1950 On this day in history otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70
1952 On December - 16 lord Mountbatten appointed as chief of Allied forces in the Mediterranean
1953 The Delaware Water Gap Bridge, linking New Jersey with Pennsylvania, opens to traffic on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history 1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters)
1956 "Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances on December - 16.
1957 On December - 16 sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.
1958 On December - 16 bogota warehouse fire kills 82
1959 Snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48 on December - 16.
1960 On this day in history 134 die when a United DC-8 and a TWA Super Constellation collide in the skies over New York City.
1960 "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances on December - 16.
1960 Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63 on December - 16.
1961 On this day in history "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC after 55 perfs
1961 On December - 16 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61
1962 On December - 16 constitutional Monarchical Hindu State of Nep l adopts new constitution
1962 On this day in history david Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres
1963 On this day in history kenya joins the United Nations.
1965 Gemini 6 returns to Earth on December - 16.
1965 Pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit on this day in history.
1965 W Somerset Maugham English author ("Of Human Bondage"), dies at 91 on December - 16.
1965 William Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91 on December - 16.
1966 Beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in the UK on December - 16.
1969 On this day in history "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing
1970 On this day in history the first successful landing on Venus (USSR)
1971 On this day in history pakistan army surrenders to Indian army in Bangladesh
1972 On December - 16 miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)