Historical Events In December - 12
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
1958 Dutch social democratic party-ministers/premier Drees dismissed on December - 12.
1959 On this day in history uN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established
1959 Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1961 On December - 12 ham radio satellite Oscar 1 launched with military Discoverer 36
1961 On this day in history martin Luther King Jr & 700 demonstrators arrested in Albany GA
1961 Daiun Sogaku Harada, Zen founder of Sanbo Kyodan lineage, dies at 91 on December - 12.
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1962 On December - 12 sid Saylor, actor (Wally-Waterfront), dies at 67
1963 On this day in history frank Sinatra Jr returned after being kidnapped
1963 On December - 12 kenya gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1963 Argentina asks for extradition of ex-president Peron on this day in history.
1964 On December - 12 shooting starts for Star Trek pilot, "The Cage" (Menagerie)
1964 Cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes on this day in history.
1964 H I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies on December - 12.
1965 Gale Sayers of Chicago Bears scores 6 TDs, ties NFL record on December - 12.
1965 On December - 12 beatles last Great Britain concert (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff Wales)
1965 Johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67 on December - 12.
1967 US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit on December - 12.
1968 Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired on this day in history.
1968 On December - 12 tallulah Bankhead, actress (All Star Revue), dies of pneumonia at 65
1970 Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 42 launched to study X-rays on December - 12.
1970 Louis Zimmer, Flem clock maker (Jubelklok, Wonder Clock), dies at 82 on December - 12.
1971 On this day in history david Sarnoff, US TV pioneer (RCA), dies at 80
1972 On December - 12 captain Eugene A. Cernan, USN, commander of Apollo 17, walks on the Moon. Commander Ronald E. Evans, USN, was the Command Module Pilot. The mission lasted 12 days, 13 hours and 52 minutes. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14).
1975 On December - 12 gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 (Mecca Saudi Arabia)
1975 On December - 12 sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill President Gerald Ford
1976 On December - 12 qB Joe Namath last game as a New York Jet
1976 On December - 12 jack Cassidy, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He & She), dies at 49
1977 On December - 12 clementine O Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones, dies at 92
1978 Clifton Chenier, US accordionist (Bayou Blues), dies at 53 on December - 12.
1979 On December - 12 gold hits record $462.50 an ounce
1979 On this day in history rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe
1980 US's copyright law amended to include computer programs on December - 12.
1981 On December - 12 wayne Gretsky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)