Historical Events In December - 16
Sunday, 07 August 2022
1973 O.J. Simpson becomes first NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history 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 December - 16 george, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies
1978 On this day in history cleveland, Ohio, become the first city in the post-Depression era to default on its loans.
1978 Ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76
1980 On December - 16 pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state
1980 Harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 on December - 16.
1982 Anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54 on December - 16.
1983 Riverside, Cal judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital on December - 16.
1983 On this day in history 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 On this day in history challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission
1985 Paul Castellano Organized-crime chief shot dead by a NYC restaurant on December - 16.
1985 On December - 16 dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies
1987 On December - 16 roh Tae Woo wins Presidential Election in South Korea
1987 Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1988 Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud on December - 16.
1988 On December - 16 h "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies
1989 Aileen Pringle, actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade), dies on December - 16.
1991 On December - 16 uN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote
1991 On this day in history fred D Scott, actor (2 Gun Troubador), dies
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 December - 16.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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.
2005 On this day in history the West Wing Actor John Spencer dies at 58.
2007 On this day in history parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan.