Historical Events In December - 22
Friday, 03 July 2020
1959 On this day in history continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Ft Worth
1959 Gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60 on December - 22.
1960 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 on this day in history.
1961 On December - 22 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 Kinderman Place in the Bronx named on this day in history.
1962 On December - 22 1,000,000th NBA point scored
1963 Official 30-day mourning period for President John F Kennedy ends on December - 22.
1963 Reginald Binette kills four parishioners of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Ottawa in robbery attempt on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history oakland Raider Tom Flores passes for 6 touchdowns vs Houston (52-49)
1964 On December - 22 lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet)
1964 On December - 22 quebec- Opening of the Eastern Townships Autoroute.
1964 Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1965 On December - 22 radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up
1965 Belgian govt shuts 6 coal mine on December - 22.
1965 Al Ritz, actor (Gorilla, Hi Ya Chum), dies at 62 on December - 22.
1967 Then Justice Minister Pierre Trudeau tells the Commons that "There is no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation." on this day in history.
1967 Lee Krieger, actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1968 Louise Granville, entertainer, dies of influenza at 73 on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.
1969 On this day in history 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.
1969 On December - 22 montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck.
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 Donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1970 On December - 22 sS Commander Franz Stangl of Treblinka, sentenced to life in prison
1971 UN General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim as secretary-general on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history godfried Jan Arnold Bomans, Dutch writer (Eric), dies at 58
1972 On December - 22 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.
1973 On December - 22 pierre Berton quoted in Canadian Magazine as saying, "A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe."
1973 Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1974 On December - 22 referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French
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 this day in history fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
1976 On this day in history 35 Unification church couples wed in NYC