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Historical Events In December - 16

Thursday, 07 July 2022

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

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

1974  Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1976  George, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1978  Ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On this day in history yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Kusan Sunim, found Milae Sa temple/Bulsung Sa Zen in Korea, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history paul Castellano Organized-crime chief shot dead by a NYC restaurant  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Roh Tae Woo wins Presidential Election in South Korea on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79 on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  H "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1991  On December - 16 uN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1992  On this day in history 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Israel orders deportation of 415 Palestinians after escalating terrorist activity on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, Dutch writer (Snow White), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history bentri Seddik, Algerian court judge, murdered at 46  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Mary Durack, poet, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  On December - 16 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  On December - 16 the West Wing Actor John Spencer dies at 58.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  On December - 16 parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 16

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1485  On December - 16 birth of catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1614  On this day in history birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On this day in history birth of kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  On this day in history birth of giovanni Maria Casini, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1714  On December - 16 birth of george Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1716  On this day in history birth of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1717  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In December - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0705  On this day in history death of empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0714  Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0867  On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0882  John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1378  Death of Otto III of Montferrat on December - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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