Historical Events In December - 22
Monday, 28 September 2020
1959 On December - 22 continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Ft Worth
1959 On this day in history gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60
1960 On this day in history helicopters of HS-3 and HU-2 from Valley Forge rescued 27 men from the oiler SS Pine Ridge as she was breaking up in heavy seas 100 miles off Cape Hatteras.
1961 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 On December - 22 kinderman Place in the Bronx named
1962 1,000,000th NBA point scored on this day in history.
1963 Official 30-day mourning period for President John F Kennedy ends on December - 22.
1963 On this day in history reginald Binette kills four parishioners of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Ottawa in robbery attempt
1963 On December - 22 oakland Raider Tom Flores passes for 6 touchdowns vs Houston (52-49)
1964 Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet) on this day in history.
1964 Quebec- Opening of the Eastern Townships Autoroute on this day in history.
1964 On December - 22 bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer, dies at 66
1965 Radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history belgian govt shuts 6 coal mine
1965 Al Ritz, actor (Gorilla, Hi Ya Chum), dies at 62 on December - 22.
1967 On this day in history then Justice Minister Pierre Trudeau tells the Commons that "There is no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation."
1967 Lee Krieger, actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48 on December - 22.
1968 Louise Granville, entertainer, dies of influenza at 73 on December - 22.
1969 On December - 22 anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.
1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono spend an hour with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and meet the Minister of Health, John Munro to discuss drug abuse on this day in history.
1969 Montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck on December - 22.
1969 Myriam Bédard biathlon athlete and Olympic medalist, was born at Loretteville, Quebec, she took up biathlon while an army cadet at age 15 on this day in history.
1969 Supreme Court rules 1968 Montreal lottery illegal; Quebec sets up provincial lottery corporation; first draw to take place March 14, 1970 on December - 22.
1969 On this day in history donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80
1970 SS Commander Franz Stangl of Treblinka, sentenced to life in prison on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history uN General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim as secretary-general
1971 Godfried Jan Arnold Bomans, Dutch writer (Eric), dies at 58 on December - 22.
1972 Canadian folk singer Joni Mitchell receives a gold record for her album, For the Roses; includes the single, You Turn Me on, I'm a Radio on December - 22.
1973 On this day in history pierre Berton quoted in Canadian Magazine as saying, "A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe."
1973 On December - 22 domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87
1974 Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French on this day in history.
1974 On December - 22 sault Ste Marie's Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins becomes the 6th NHLer to score 500 goals, in a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
1974 On December - 22 fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
1976 35 Unification church couples wed in NYC on this day in history.