Historical Events In December - 02
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
1974 On December - 02 sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
1976 On this day in history danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pitts Pirates), dies at 59
1978 Chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran on this day in history.
1978 On December - 02 streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1
1979 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1980 On December - 02 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 this day in history hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62
1981 Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM on this day in history.
1982 On December - 02 a 61 year old American dentist, Dr Barney Clark, is the first human to receive an artificial heart
1982 First permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with the Jarvic-7 heart on December - 02.
1982 David Blue, rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41 on December - 02.
1983 Atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1985 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer
1988 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)
1988 On this day in history uN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains
1988 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) on this day in history.
1989 V.P. Singh is sworn in as prime minister of India on December - 02.
1990 On this day in history first parliamentary election in newly reunified Germany
1990 US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit on December - 02.
1990 Aaron Copeland, composer (Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron, shot to death at 44
1994 Donald John Urquhart, librarian, dies at 85 on December - 02.
1995 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90 on December - 02.
1996 On December - 02 penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76
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 this day in history.
2006 On December - 02 in Rome, about two million people, led by opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, demonstrate against Romano Prodi's government.
2006 On December - 02 stephane Dion is elected the new Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, on the fourth ballot.