Historical Events In December - 01
Monday, 26 July 2021
1965 Airlift of refugees from Cuba to US began on this day in history.
1967 Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope on December - 01.
1967 Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses on this day in history.
1968 Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting on this day in history.
1968 Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66 on December - 01.
1969 US government holds its first draft lottery since WW II on December - 01.
1970 Independent People's Republic of South Yemen becomes the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen on December - 01.
1970 On this day in history frank Smailes, cricketer (England pace bowler Test v India 1946), dies
1971 John and Yoko release "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in US on December - 01.
1971 Arthur B Springarn, US NAACP chairman (1940-65), dies at 93 on this day in history.
1972 On December - 01 antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81
1973 On this day in history australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
1973 David Ben-Gurion, founding father of Israel, dies in Tel Aviv at 87 on December - 01.
1974 On December - 01 los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of 8
1974 On December - 01 lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
1975 Nick Kenny, US columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80 on December - 01.
1977 On this day in history paul Hardy, Belgian designer (Italian Country, dies at 69
1978 On December - 01 president Carter more than doubles national park system size
1980 On December - 01 uS Justice Department sues Yonkers citing racial discrimination
1980 On December - 01 sam Levene, actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
1981 On this day in history 180 dies as Yugoslav DC-9 jetliner slams into a mountain
1981 On December - 01 hIV/AIDS pandemic in Worldwide killing 32 million+ people
1982 On this day in history miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as President of Mexico
1982 Dorothy James, composer, dies on 81st birthday on this day in history.
1983 Rita Lavelle, former head of EPA, convicted of perjury on this day in history.
1983 Mirsky, mathematician, dies on December - 01.
1986 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Only Love Remains"
1986 On this day in history horace Heidt, orch leader (Swift Show Wagon), dies at 85
1987 Digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel on December - 01.
1987 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57 on this day in history.
1988 596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless on December - 01.
1988 Benazir Bhutto named first female PM of a Moslem country (Pakistan) on December - 01.
1988 NBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics on December - 01.
1989 "Day Without Art"-Artists demonstrate against AIDS on this day in history.