Historical Events In December - 07
Friday, 10 July 2020
1959 "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on December - 07.
1960 Ivory Coast claims independence from France on this day in history.
1962 On December - 07 great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1963 Ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history george Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs
1965 Chevrolet produced its three-millionth car for the year. It was the first time Chevrolet had produced an annual total surpassing three million vehicles on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history pope Paul VI and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of the 2 churches in 1054
1965 Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054 on December - 07.
1966 A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people on this day in history.
1967 On December - 07 "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 perfs
1967 House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1968 Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit on December - 07.
1968 On this day in history richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823
1968 On December - 07 m Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923
1969 On December - 07 eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
1970 The Canadian Royal Commission on the Status of Women released its report calling for legal reforms on December - 07.
1970 On December - 07 taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma
1970 Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history wings release their first album "Wild Life"
1971 "Wild & Wonderful" opens/closes at Lyceum Theater NYC on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90
1972 On December - 07 apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched
1972 On December - 07 phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant
1972 On this day in history adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91
1973 On this day in history wings release "Band on the Run"
1975 On December - 07 canadian skier Ken Read is the first Canadian to win a World Cup event, a downhill racve at Val D'Isere, France
1975 On this day in history hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71
1976 UN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General for 2nd 5 yr term on December - 07.
1977 Islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0 on this day in history.
1977 Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1979 Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies on this day in history.
1980 Darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22 on December - 07.
1982 On this day in history charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas