Historical Events In December - 02
Friday, 14 August 2020
1952 The First human birth televised to public (Denver, CO) on December - 02.
1952 18th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Vessels, Oklahoma (HB) on December - 02.
1953 Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.
1954 US Senate censures Joe McCarthy (Sen-R-WI) for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute" on December - 02.
1954 On December - 02 "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances
1956 On this day in history fidel Castro lands with "Granma" on coast of Cuba
1957 On December - 02 the First full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Pa
1957 On December - 02 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn)
1957 On this day in history harrison Ford, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires), dies at 73
1958 Benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg on December - 02.
1958 On December - 02 24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB)
1959 Malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, and will lead Cuba to Communism
1961 Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, & will lead Cuba to Communism on December - 02.
1962 50th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg beats Hamilton, 28-27 at Toronto [OT] on December - 02.
1963 On December - 02 1st Dutch rocket launched/reaches height of 10 km
1963 On December - 02 sabu Sabu, actor (Jungle Book, Drums), dies of heart attack at 39
1964 Ringo Starr's tonsils are removed on December - 02.
1965 The Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies on December - 02.
1966 On this day in history love, Moby Grape & Lee Michaels perform at Fillmore East
1966 Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1967 On December - 02 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
1967 Francis J "Cardinal" Spellman, archbishop of NY, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1968 On December - 02 pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
1969 Boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet on this day in history.
1969 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances on December - 02.
1969 On December - 02 kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies
1970 On December - 02 environmental Protection Agency begins (Director William Ruckelshaus)
1970 On this day in history environmental Protection Agency begins (Director: William Ruckelshaus)
1971 On December - 02 abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeira, Sharjah and Umm ak Qiwain form the United Arab Emirates
1971 On December - 02 soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars
1972 "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama) on this day in history.
1972 Friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies on this day in history.
1974 Soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days on December - 02.