Historical Events In December - 19
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1969 Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released on this day in history.
1971 "Inner City" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances on December - 19.
1972 Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth on December - 19.
1974 Nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP on this day in history.
1974 Nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President on December - 19.
1974 The personal computer revolution was launched quietly on this day when the Altair 8800, a do-it-yourself computer kit, went on sale for $397 on December - 19.
1975 John Paul Stevens becomes a Supreme Court Justice on December - 19.
1977 Nellie Tayloe Ross, 1st woman governor, dies at 101 on this day in history.
1979 The Senate green lighted a $1.5 billion loan to help put the auto maker Chrysler back on its feet. In the short term, though, the loan did little to staunch the bleeding on December - 19.
1980 On December - 19 anguilla becomes a British dependency separate from St Kitts
1980 Iran requests $24 billion in US guarantees to free hostages on December - 19.
1982 Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history after a grueling and sometimes bloody six weeks on the picket line, striking Greyhound workers agreed to sign off on a new contract and head back to work
1984 On this day in history fire at the Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people
1984 Michel Magne, composer, dies at 54 on December - 19.
1985 ABC Sports announced that it was severing ties with Howard Cosell and released ‘The Mouth’ from all TV commitments on December - 19.
1985 On December - 19 aBC Sports announces that sportscaster Howard Cosell will no longer be providing television commentary.
1985 NFL kicker Jan Stenerud announces his retirement, leaving behind a record of most career field goals (373) on December - 19.
1986 USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history nASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars
1988 On this day in history unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated
1989 American Airlines purchases Eastern Airline's Latin American route on this day in history.
1989 Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English journalist/author, dies at 87 on December - 19.
1990 Basil Henson, actor (Change Partners), dies of stroke at 71 on December - 19.
1991 6,000th episode of One Life To Live on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history boris Yeltsin takes control of Kremlin
1991 Ernest K Gann, US adventure novelist, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1993 Anthonius AM "Ton" Kors, writer (Time of Anton de Lange), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history great Britain's prestigious Rolls-Royce, a luxury automobile maker, announced that its future cars would feature 12-cylinder motors manufactured by Germany's BMW
1994 On December - 19 noel Pointer, jazz violinist, dies at 39
1995 On this day in history dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados, dies at 79
1996 On December - 19 marcello Mastroiani, actor (8Â½, Assassin, Family Diary), dies at 72
1997 David Norman Schramm, physicist, dies at 52 on this day in history.
2005 On December - 19 keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; b. 1933)