Historical Events In December - 02
Tuesday, 27 September 2022
1974 On this day in history sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
1976 On December - 02 danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pitts Pirates), dies at 59
1978 Chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran on December - 02.
1978 On December - 02 streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1
1979 On this day in history vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72
1980 On this day in history 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador
1981 On this day in history moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM
1981 On December - 02 hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62
1981 On this day in history moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM
1982 A 61 year old American dentist, Dr Barney Clark, is the first human to receive an artificial heart on December - 02.
1982 On December - 02 first permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with the Jarvic-7 heart
1982 On this day in history david Blue, rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41
1983 On December - 02 atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies
1985 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on December - 02.
1986 On December - 02 desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer
1988 On this day in history 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel
1988 STS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission) on this day in history.
1988 UN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains on this day in history.
1988 On December - 02 tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra)
1989 V.P. Singh is sworn in as prime minister of India on this day in history.
1990 First parliamentary election in newly reunified Germany on December - 02.
1990 On this day in history uS 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit
1990 Aaron Copeland, composer (Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90 on December - 02.
1991 On this day in history muslim Shiites release US hostage Joseph Cicip
1992 Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1993 Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is shot to death in Medellin on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron, shot to death at 44
1994 On this day in history donald John Urquhart, librarian, dies at 85
1995 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90 on December - 02.
1996 Penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76 on December - 02.
2005 Kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,00th person to be executed in the USA since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976 on this day in history.
2005 The £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens on December - 02.
2006 On December - 02 in Rome, about two million people, led by opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, demonstrate against Romano Prodi's government.
2006 Stephane Dion is elected the new Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, on the fourth ballot on this day in history.