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Historical Events In December - 16

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1973  On December - 16 o.J. Simpson becomes first NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Syd Barnes, cricketer (13 Tests for Australia 1938-48), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  George a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Government halts swine flu vaccination program following reports of paralysis on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On December - 16 george, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Cleveland, Ohio, become the first city in the post-Depression era to default on its loans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1980  On December - 16 harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Riverside, Cal judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On December - 16 yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Kusan Sunim, found Milae Sa temple/Bulsung Sa Zen in Korea, dies at 74 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On December - 16 paul Castellano Organized-crime chief shot dead by a NYC restaurant  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history roh Tae Woo wins Presidential Election in South Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On December - 16 h "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history aileen Pringle, actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history uN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Fred D Scott, actor (2 Gun Troubador), dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On December - 16 iBM said it would make its first layoffs in fifty years. The company announced it would trim its staff by 25,000 employees and dispose of some of the assets of its mainframebusiness.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history israel orders deportation of 415 Palestinians after escalating terrorist activity  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On December - 16 anton [Tom] Koolhaas, Dutch writer (Snow White), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Bentri Seddik, Algerian court judge, murdered at 46 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On December - 16 mary Durack, poet, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  IBM announced on this day in 1996 it would stop selling computers that used that PowerPC chip and ran Windows NT. IBM, Motorola, and Apple had teamed up to challenge Intel Corporation's dominance in chips and Microsoft's near monopoly on operating systems on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  43rd Mersenne prime found, 230,402,457 - 1. Discovered with the GIMPS project by Dr. Curtis Cooper and Dr. Steven Boone, professors at Central Missouri State University on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  The West Wing Actor John Spencer dies at 58 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  On this day in history birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  On December - 16 birth of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  On December - 16 birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0705  On December - 16 death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0867  Death of Eberhard of Friuli on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0882  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0999  Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1325  On December - 16 death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1378  On December - 16 death of otto III of Montferrat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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