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Historical Events In December - 21

Saturday, 23 January 2021

1962  On this day in history angolin leaves Comecon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Jack Hobbs, cricketer (61 Tests for England), dies on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Claude Adonai Champagne, composer, dies at 74 on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On December - 21 uSSR launches Luna 13; soft-landed in Oceanus Procellarum  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Louis Washkansky, 18 days after 1st heart transplant, dies at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On December - 21 launch of Apollo 8 with Captain James A. Lovell, Jr. as Command Module Pilot. During the mission Lovell was one of the first two people to see the far side of the moon. The mission lasted 6 days and 3 hours, and included 10 moon orbits. Recovery was by HS-4 helicopters from USS Yorktown (CVS-10).  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Apollo 8 (Borman, Lovell & Anders) 1st manned Moon voyage on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On December - 21 diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, NY (IND) begins broadcasting on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  UN Security Council chooses Kurt Waldheim as 4th secretary general on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1972  Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US & USSR meet in Geneva on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On this day in history richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  First New York Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins) on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On this day in history "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  William Lundigan, announcer (CBS Mystery Theater), dies at 61 on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring 1979-Year of Child on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On December - 21 20th Islander shut-out opponent-Billy Smith 3-0 vs Bruins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On this day in history police in Des Plaines IL, arrested John W Gacy Jr for murder  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Gary Unger plays in record 914th consecutive NHL game on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On December - 21 marc Connelly, playwright (One Minute Please), dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Loretta Swit weds Dennis Holahan on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On December - 21 rod Cameron, actor (Santa Fe Passage, Stampede), dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On this day in history uSSR launches Vega 2 for fly-by of Halley's Come  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  ARCO Anchorage runs aground near Port Angeles, WA on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On December - 21 over 50,000 students demonstrate in Shanghai's Peoples Square, for democracy and freedom in China  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  3 white New York teens convicted of manslaughter in death of a black man on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Soyuz TM-4 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Mir on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Robert Paige, actor (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  After a record 365 days in space, two Russian and one French cosmonaut return to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Drexel agrees guilt to security felonies, pays a $650 million fine on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1518  On December - 21 birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1616  On December - 21 birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0918  On this day in history conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1295  On this day in history death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1308  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1375  On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1504  On this day in history death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1549  On December - 21 death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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