Historical Events In December - 29
Sunday, 03 July 2022
1965 On December - 29 "Thunderball" premieres in US
1965 Kusaku Yamada, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Mass)
1967 On December - 29 parliament drops death penalty for murder, except policemen or prison guards; for five-year trial period.
1967 Star Trek's "The Trouble With Tribbles" first airs ( a classic) on this day in history.
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 John de Mol, Dutch accordionist, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history stuart Holmes, dies of stomach ailment at 87
1972 Eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101 on December - 29.
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 Eleven people die when a bomb explodes in the main terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York on December - 29.
1976 Ivo van Damme, Belgian 800/1500 m sprinter (Oly-silver-76), dies at 22 on this day in history.
1978 Shah of Iran, asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government on this day in history.
1979 Red Army beats New York Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum on this day in history.
1980 Shuttle STS-1 moves from Vandenberg AFB to Launch Complex 39A on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history roy Engle, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian), dies at 67
1981 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1982 Sol C Siegel, US film producer (High Society), dies at 79 on December - 29.
1983 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 on this day in history.
1983 US announced withdrawal from UNESCO on December - 29.
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 December - 29.
1986 On December - 29 andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Stalker), dies at 54
1988 On December - 29 soviet Red Army Team edges New York Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum
1988 Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes on December - 29.
1989 On December - 29 canada is the first country in the world to ban smoking on domestic airlines.
1989 On December - 29 vaclav Havel becomes the first non-communist elected as president of Czechoslovakia in 40 years.
1989 On this day in history wayne Gretzky and Martina Navratilova are named athletes of the decade by the Associated Press
1991 On December - 29 julia McCarthy, dies of cancer at 64