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Historical Events In December - 29

Monday, 14 June 2021

1965  "Thunderball" premieres in US on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history kusaku Yamada, composer, dies at 79  

1966  Pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Mass) on December - 29.  

1967  Parliament drops death penalty for murder, except policemen or prison guards; for five-year trial period on December - 29.  

1967  On this day in history star Trek's "The Trouble With Tribbles" first airs ( a classic)  

1967  Star Trek's "Trouble With Tribbles" 1st airs on this day in history.  

1967  On December - 29 paul Whiteman, US orchestra leader (Fabulous Dorseys), dies at 77  

1968  On this day in history balt Colts beat Cleveland Browns 34-0 in NFL championship game  

1969  On this day in history nY Times reports Curt Flood will sue baseball & challenge the reserve clause  

1970  On December - 29 john de Mol, Dutch accordionist, dies at 58  

1971  On December - 29 stuart Holmes, dies of stomach ailment at 87  

1972  On December - 29 eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101  

1972  On December - 29 fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83  

1974  Murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC on December - 29.  

1975  On this day in history 11 killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in NYC  

1975  On December - 29 eleven people die when a bomb explodes in the main terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York.  

1976  On this day in history ivo van Damme, Belgian 800/1500 m sprinter (Oly-silver-76), dies at 22  

1978  On December - 29 shah of Iran, asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government  

1979  On December - 29 red Army beats New York Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum  

1980  Shuttle STS-1 moves from Vandenberg AFB to Launch Complex 39A on this day in history.  

1980  Roy Engle, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian), dies at 67 on December - 29.  

1981  Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41 on December - 29.  

1982  On December - 29 sol C Siegel, US film producer (High Society), dies at 79  

1983  On this day in history arnold Schwarzenegger was cited for driving without a license after he drove his Jeep into a ditch with Maria Shriver aboard. No one was hurt.  

1983  US announced withdrawal from UNESCO on this day in history.  

1984  Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parliamentary elections on this day in history.  

1984  Leo Robin, lyricist, dies of heart failure at 84 on this day in history.  

1986  Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Stalker), dies at 54 on December - 29.  

1988  Soviet Red Army Team edges New York Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum on December - 29.  

1988  Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes on this day in history.  

1989  Canada is the first country in the world to ban smoking on domestic airlines on this day in history.  

1989  Vaclav Havel becomes the first non-communist elected as president of Czechoslovakia in 40 years on this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history wayne Gretzky and Martina Navratilova are named athletes of the decade by the Associated Press  

1991  On this day in history julia McCarthy, dies of cancer at 64  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On December - 29 birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  On this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  On this day in history birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1767  On December - 29 birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on December - 29.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  On this day in history death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

1141  On this day in history death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on December - 29.  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on December - 29.  

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