Historical Events In December - 16
Monday, 01 March 2021
1973 O.J. Simpson becomes first NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season on December - 16.
1973 On December - 16 syd Barnes, cricketer (13 Tests for Australia 1938-48), dies
1974 Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies on this day in history.
1976 On December - 16 george a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months
1976 On December - 16 government halts swine flu vaccination program following reports of paralysis
1976 On this day in history george, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies
1978 On December - 16 cleveland, Ohio, become the first city in the post-Depression era to default on its loans.
1978 On December - 16 ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR
1978 On this day in history blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76
1980 On this day in history pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state
1980 On this day in history harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90
1982 On December - 16 anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54
1983 On December - 16 riverside, Cal judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital
1983 On December - 16 yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time
1983 Kusan Sunim, found Milae Sa temple/Bulsung Sa Zen in Korea, dies at 74 on December - 16.
1985 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission on December - 16.
1985 Paul Castellano Organized-crime chief shot dead by a NYC restaurant on this day in history.
1985 On December - 16 dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies
1987 Roh Tae Woo wins Presidential Election in South Korea on December - 16.
1987 On this day in history albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79
1988 Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud on December - 16.
1988 On this day in history h "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies
1989 On December - 16 aileen Pringle, actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade), dies
1991 UN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote on this day in history.
1991 Fred D Scott, actor (2 Gun Troubador), dies on December - 16.
1992 IBM said it would make its first layoffs in fifty years. The company announced it would trim its staff by 25,000 employees and dispose of some of the assets of its mainframebusiness on December - 16.
1992 Israel orders deportation of 415 Palestinians after escalating terrorist activity on this day in history.
1992 On December - 16 anton [Tom] Koolhaas, Dutch writer (Snow White), dies at 80
1993 On December - 16 bentri Seddik, Algerian court judge, murdered at 46
1994 Mary Durack, poet, dies at 81 on December - 16.
1996 IBM announced on this day in 1996 it would stop selling computers that used that PowerPC chip and ran Windows NT. IBM, Motorola, and Apple had teamed up to challenge Intel Corporation's dominance in chips and Microsoft's near monopoly on operating systems on this day in history.
2005 43rd Mersenne prime found, 230,402,457 - 1. Discovered with the GIMPS project by Dr. Curtis Cooper and Dr. Steven Boone, professors at Central Missouri State University on December - 16.
2005 The West Wing Actor John Spencer dies at 58 on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan.