Historical Events In December - 14
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1977 On this day in history egypt and Israel reps gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference
1979 On this day in history nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies
1980 On this day in history at 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon
1980 Elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1981 On December - 14 israel annexes Golan Heights
1985 NY Yankees great Roger Maris dies of cancer at age 51 on December - 14.
1985 Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history the experimental aircraft Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, takes flight from Edwards Air Force Base (CA) on the first non-stop, self-contained (i.e., no aerial refueling) flight around the world.
1987 On December - 14 in the worst attack on merchant shipping in the 'Gulf War', 21 crewmen from a Norwegian tanker are killed
1987 On this day in history paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies
1988 On this day in history spanish general strike to protest austerity measures
1988 On this day in history uS agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Org (1st time in 13 yrs)
1989 On December - 14 andrei D. Sakharov, author and Nobel laureate, dies in Moscow at age 68.
1989 On this day in history movie actor Jock Mahoney (Dallas, Tarzan) dies at age 70.
1989 On this day in history andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist/dissident (Nobel 1975), dies at 68
1990 On this day in history right to Die case permits Nancy Cruzan to have her feeding tube removed, she dies 12 days later
1990 On this day in history f DÃ¶rrenmatt, writer, dies at 69
1991 On December - 14 476 die when the ferry boat Salem Express sinks in the Red Sea.
1991 On this day in history desmond Howard of Michigan wins the Heisman trophy
1991 On this day in history john Arlott, cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies
1993 On December - 14 actress Myrna Loy dies at age 88.
1993 Myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88 on December - 14.
1994 Mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1995 After sixty-nine grueling days on the picket line, machinists for the Boeing Company gave the go-ahead to a new contract on this day in 1995 on this day in history.
1995 Don Anthony, bandleader/songwriter, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1996 On December - 14 alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92
1997 Owen Barfield, philosopher of language, dies at 99 on this day in history.
1998 IXC Communications announced it had turned on a new coast-to-coast data network that it hoped would serve as the backbone for the next generation Internet on this day in history.
2007 On December - 14 fAI World Grand Prix Gliding Championship at Omarama, New Zealand.
2012 28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December - 14.
2014 On this day in history shinzÅ Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party win re-election in Japan, retaining their two-thirds majority with coalition partner New KÅmeitÅ Party
2017 The Vatican announces it has rediscovered the lost last paintings of Raphael in Vatican Museum, painted 1520 on December - 14.
2017 The Walt Disney Company buys most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history uS media regulator the Federal Communications Commission votes to end net neutrality