Historical Events In December - 07
Friday, 10 July 2020
1983 2 jets collided at Madrid Airport killing 93 on this day in history.
1983 Edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA on December - 07.
1984 On this day in history jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
1985 On this day in history atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1985 Potter Stewart, 94th Supreme Court Justice (1958-81), dies in NH at 70 on December - 07.
1987 On December - 07 43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)
1987 On this day in history gorbachev arrives in the US for a summit meeting
1988 On this day in history armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die)
1988 Gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN on December - 07.
1988 Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history yasser Arafat recognizes existence of Israel
1988 Andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies on December - 07.
1988 On December - 07 armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people
1990 Iraqi parliament endorses Saddam's decision to free hostages on December - 07.
1990 Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement on this day in history.
1990 On December - 07 delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52
1992 On this day in history maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79
1993 On this day in history south African transitional executive council set up
1993 On this day in history fĂ©lix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88
1994 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history bill Gates announced that Microsoft would shift its entire business focus to the Internet.
1995 Galileo arrives on Jupiter on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42
1996 On December - 07 eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43
2005 On this day in history a U.S. Federal Air Marshal fatally shoots Rigoberto Alpizar on a jetway at Miami International Airport in Florida.
2005 On December - 07 european Union TLD .eu is launched, and replaced .eu.int. Initially this will be only for business purposes. From 7 April 206 onwards, EU citizens can also register .eu domains.
2007 Uranus' orbit will be positioned such that the sun shines directly above its equator (i.e. an equinox) on this day in history.
2014 The Syrian military accuse Israel of carrying out two air strikes on Syria on this day in history.
2017 Naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany's organ music, Kyrgystan's Kok boru and India's Kumbh festival on December - 07.
2017 On December - 07 australia's parliament votes to legalize gay marriage
2017 Virtual currency Bitcoin rises in value, passing $18,440 on some exchanges on December - 07.
2017 On December - 07 unrest in West Bank and Gaza, schools closed and a general strike in response to America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
2017 Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon dâ€™Or to equal Lionel Messi's record on December - 07.
2017 Pantone's 2018 Colour of the Year is Ultra Violet on December - 07.