Historical Events In December - 04
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1961 Smallest New York Knick, 49th St MSG crowd-1,300 (snowstorm) on December - 04.
1961 Tanganyika becomes the 104th member of the UN on this day in history.
1964 Beatles release "Beatles For Sale" album on December - 04.
1965 On December - 04 2nd New York Knick game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)
1965 On this day in history launch of Gemini 7 piloted by CDR James A. Lovell, USN. This flight consisted of 206 orbits at an altitude of 327 km and lasted 13 days and 18 hours. Recovery by HS-11 helicopters from USS Wasp (CVS-18)
1967 Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic (Wizard of Oz), dies at 72 on December - 04.
1969 Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago on December - 04.
1969 On this day in history alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85
1971 On December - 04 shunryu Suzuki, Zen teacher, founder of SF Zen Center, dies
1973 Michael O'Shea, actor (Smart Woman), dies of heart attack at 67 on December - 04.
1974 Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims on December - 04.
1974 Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36 on December - 04.
1975 Hannah Arendt, German/US sociologist, dies at 69 [or Dec 5] on this day in history.
1976 Liz Taylor's 7th marriage (John Warner) on December - 04.
1976 On this day in history benjamin Britten, British composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at 63
1977 On this day in history jean-Bedel Bokassa, ruler of Central African Empire, crowns himself
1977 On this day in history leila Hyams, actress (Red Headed Woman, Freaks), dies at 72
1978 Dianne Feinstein is named San Francisco first female mayor on December - 04.
1978 Pioneer Venus 1 goes into orbit around Venus on December - 04.
1978 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Neth/US phycists, dies at 76 on December - 04.
1979 On this day in history liza Minnelli's 3rd marriage (Mark Gero)
1979 Robert Karnes, actor (Max-The Lawless Years), dies at 62 on December - 04.
1980 On this day in history stella Walsh-S-Walasiewicz, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932), shot at 69
1981 On December - 04 "Falcon Crest" premieres on CBS-TV
1981 On December - 04 according to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence. Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa
1981 President Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence on this day in history.
1983 Aircraft from USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) and USS Independence (CV-62) launch strike against anti-aircraft positions in Lebanon that fired on U.S. aircraft. Two U.S. Navy planes shot down on this day in history.
1983 On December - 04 estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55
1984 On December - 04 hijackers commandeered a Kuwaiti airliner
1984 John Rock, US co-developer of anti-conceptiepil, dies at 94 on December - 04.
1985 On this day in history president Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser
1985 On December - 04 marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83
1986 On this day in history reuben Nakian, US sculptor, dies at 89
1987 Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90 on this day in history.