Historical Events In December - 02
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1974 On this day in history sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
1976 Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pitts Pirates), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1978 On December - 02 chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran
1978 Streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1 on this day in history.
1979 On December - 02 vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72
1980 4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador on this day in history.
1981 Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11 30 AM on December - 02.
1981 On this day in history hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62
1981 On December - 02 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 this day in history.
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 December - 02 david Blue, rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41
1983 Atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies on December - 02.
1985 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on this day in history.
1986 Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer on this day in history.
1988 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel on this day in history.
1988 On December - 02 sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)
1988 UN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains on December - 02.
1988 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) on December - 02.
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 this day in history.
1990 On December - 02 uS 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit
1990 On December - 02 aaron Copeland, composer (Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90
1991 Muslim Shiites release US hostage Joseph Cicip on December - 02.
1992 Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is shot to death in Medellin.
1993 Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron, shot to death at 44 on December - 02.
1994 On December - 02 donald John Urquhart, librarian, dies at 85
1995 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76
2005 On this day in history kenneth Boyd becomes the 1,00th person to be executed in the USA since the re-introduction of capital punishment in 1976.
2005 On December - 02 the £140m (US$240m) extension of the Docklands Light Railway in London, linking Canning Town to North Woolwich and London City Airport opens.
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.