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Historical Events In December - 31

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1962  On this day in history katanga becomes part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  On December - 31 donald Campbell (UK) sets world water speed record (276.33 mph)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 and stays there for 7 weeks on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Pirate Radio 390 (Radio Invicata) off England, resumes transmitting on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native Amer actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On December - 31 arthur Mailey, cricketer (10-66 & Aust v Gloucestershire 1921), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  First supersonic airliner flown (Russian TU-144) on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Carl Oscar Ahues, German International Chess Master (1950), dies at 85 on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history salvatore Baccaloni, opera singer/actor (Full of Life), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On this day in history congress authorizes the Eisenhower dollar coin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1970  On December - 31 paul McCartney files a lawsuit to dissolve the Beatles  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On this day in history cyril M Scott, English composer/author (Alchemist), dies at 91  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history peter Deuel, actor (Gidget, Love on a Rooftop), commits suicide at 31  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38 on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On December - 31 gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On this day in history donal Michalsky, composer, dies at 47  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On this day in history tV soap "Somerset" ends 6 year run  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On this day in history donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  Ted Bundy escapes from jail in Colorado on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On December - 31 nora Marlowe, actress (Sara-Gov & JJ), dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On this day in history taiwan's final day of diplomatic relations with the US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On December - 31 a Jewish owned hotel in Nairobi Kenya is bombed killing 18  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng, legendary 6-hitter), dies on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Lt Rawlings stages coup in Ghana on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  TV soap "The Doctors" ends 19 year run on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Brunei gains complete independence from Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On December - 31 bill Hunt, cricketer (Test for Aust, out 0, took 0-25 & 0-14), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  NYC subway gunman Bernhard Goetz surrenders to police in NH on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On December - 31 rajiv Gandhi takes office as India's 6th PM succeeds his mom, Indira  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history king Hussein of Jordan and President Assid hold talks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history alexander Matheson, cricketer (2 wickets/2 Tests for NZ 1930-31), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history dupont Plaza Hotel fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 97  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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0695  Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian general (d. 715) was born on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  Callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58) was born on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1378  Pope Callixtus III (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1491  On this day in history birth of jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1514  Andreas Vesalius, Brussels Belgium, anatomist (Fabrica) was born on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617) was born on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1668  On December - 31 birth of hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0192  On December - 31 death of lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0335  Death of St. Silvester, Pope on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0406  Godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0439  On this day in history melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1164  Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1194  On this day in history death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1297  On December - 31 death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1302  Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on December - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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