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Famous Events For December 7

Famous Events For December 7 – Today In History

What Happened on December 7 in World History?

Early Centuries – December 7 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 0043 BC – – Murder of Marcus Tullius Cicero, an eloquent speaker and politician in Formiae
2. December 7, 0185 – King Lo-Yang of China witnesses the supernova, an astronomical event (MSH15-52)
3. December 7, 1354 – peace agreement executed by Earl Willem V, son of Margaretha van Bavarian
4. December 7, 1696 – Route No.108 between Connecticut and Trumbull in the US completed
5. December 7, 1703 – thousands lost their lives, 13 ships of the Royal Navy were destroyed and 1500 seamen were lost when a powerful hurricane struck Southern England
6. December 7, 1703 – Great Storm (hurricane) destroys the first Eddystone Lighthouse

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7. December 7, 1724 – Polish administration killed nine Protestant civilians and the Mayor of Thorn (Torun) in a religious rebellion known as Tumult of Thorn
8. December 7, 1732 – inauguration of Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, London
9. December 7, 1741 – Elisabeth Petrovna assumes charge as the female autocrat of Russia
10. December 7, 1783 – inauguration of Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, London
11. December 7, 1787 – Delaware was the first state to endorse the US constitution

18th Century – What Happened on December 7 – The 1700s

12. December 7, 1804 – The decrease in the intensity of the Earth’s magnetic force from the poles to the equator was first discovered by Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and documented in a publication as a memoir to the Paris Institute
13. December 7, 1808 – James Madison and George Clinton were elected as President and vice president of the United States respectively
14. December 7, 1835 – inauguration of the first German Steam railway – Bavarian Ludwig railways

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15. December 7, 1836 – Election of Martin Van Buren as the 8th President of the United States
16. December 7, 1842 – Philharmonics of New York premieres its musical
17. December 7, 1862 – at Hartsville, the battle was fought in Tennessee during the American Civil War
18. December 7, 1862 – During the American Civil War, the Battle of Prairie Grove, was fought
19. December 7, 1864 – minor fighting at Ebenezer Creek/Cypress Swamp, Georgia
20. December 7, 1868 – The outlaw Jesse James and his associates loot the Gallatin Missouri killing one
21. December 7, 1872 – ss HMS Challenger commences its 3 ½ year journey to study the properties and biological character of the sea
22. December 7, 1875 – inauguration of Natives Sons of the West
23. December 7, 1876 – NL dismisses NY Mutuals & Philadelphia A for not completing the schedule
24. December 7, 1877 – The gramophone invented by Thomas Edison was validated before the editors of “Scientific American”
25. December 7, 1889 – debut show of “Gondoliers” by Gilbert & Sullivan in London
26. December 7, 1891 – The first sitting of the 52nd US Congress to adopt the $1 million
27. December 7, 1895 – Abyssinians defeat Italian defense forces at the Battle of Amba Alagi

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day December 7 – The 1900s

28. December 7, 1900 – Max Planck was able to enunciate the law covering the radiation of black bodies at his house at Grunewald on the outskirts of Berlin
29. December 7, 1902 – Britain and Germany issue a final notice to Venezuela asking for the compensations triggered during the takeover of Cipriano Castro in 1899 as President
30. December 7, 1907 – 1907 – Eugene Corri was the first umpire in the boxing ring
31. December 7, 1907 – Mustafa Kamil Pasha conducts the First Egyptian Nationalist Congress
32. December 7, 1909 – copyright is given to Leo Baekeland for inventing the thermo-setting plastic, Bakelite, giving birth to an era of the plastic industry
33. December 7, 1911 – debut performance of the musical “Betsy” by Leslie J Stuart in NYC
34. December 7, 1911 – establishment of the National Hockey Association with New Westminster, Vancouver and Victoria

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35. December 7, 1912 – a sculpture of the chest and head of Queen Nefertiti was discovered in El-Amarna, Egypt
36. December 7, 1916 – David Lloyd George succeeds H H Asquith as British Prime Minister
37. December 7, 1917 – during World War I, the US was the 13th country to wage war against Austria
38. December 7, 1917 – “Rainbow”42nd group of the USA’s army led by Colonel Douglass MacArthur reaches France
39. December 7, 1920 – in a match against South Australia, NSW scores 802; Mailey takes 8 wickets for 21 runs
40. December 7, 1920 – amalgamation of KWG and AM in Stockton CA to form Vereinigte Communist Party of Germany
41. December 7, 1921 – Radio transmission commenced by KWG-AM in Stockton, CA
42. December 7, 1924 – Social Democrats win the German election while Nazis and Communists were defeated
43. December 7, 1925 – inauguration of the Biltmore Theater at 261 W 47th St NYC
44. December 7, 1925 – debut show of “Easy Virtue” by Noel Coward in NYC
45. December 7, 1926 – copyright for refrigerator working on gas
46. December 7, 1929 – PGA golf tournament was achieved by Leo Diegel
47. December 7, 1930 – Tommy Armour won the 13th PGA Championship at Fresh Meadows, Century Club Flushing
48. December 7, 1931 – in a cricket match between NSW Vs South Africa, Bradman makes 219 runs in 234 min and 15 boundaries

49. December 7, 1932 – 1st ship with gyro-stabilization to sail across the Atlantic and reach NY
50. December 7, 1934 – Wiley Post, American Aviator identified jet stream
51. December 7, 1935 – Winnipeg Pegs vanquish Hamilton Tigers, 18-12 at the CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton, 18-12
52. December 7, 1937 – Ban on married women to work in Dutch enforced by Dutch Minister Romme
53. December 7, 1937 – Teen-aged Ted Williams (19) agrees to a bond with the Red Sox
54. December 7, 1937 – Alekhine, Russian chess champion regains his championship from Max Euwe
55. December 7, 1938 – the first show of “Here Come the Clowns” by Philips Barry in NYC
56. December 7, 1938 – W9XZY experimental radio station operated by St Louis Post-Dispatch inaugurated the first radio broadcasts facsimile
57. December 7, 1939 – Lou Gehrig named Baseball Hall of Fame
58. December 7, 1939 -first concert by violinist William Walton in Cleveland
59. December 7, 1940 – Ottawa defeats Toronto Balmy Beach, 12-5 at the CFL Grey Cup (Play 2), Lansdowne Park, Ottawa
60. December 7, 1940 – Counter attack by the British under the guidance of General O’Connor in North Africa
61. December 7, 1940 – first flight of the model of Fairey Barracuda
62. December 7, 1941 – landing of Australian bombers in Timor/Ambon
63. December 7, 1941 – Navy Aircraft under the guidance of Futshida, Captain, cross the beaches of Oahu
64. December 7, 1941 – Germans vacate Tobruk, a port city, after 8 months

65. December 7, 1941 – 2403 people lost their lives in Pearl Harbor Naval base when the Imperial Japanese Navy equipped with 353 aircraft assaulted the US Fleet
66. December 7, 1941 – US War ship, USS Ward, assaults the first Japanese small submarine (No.20) less than 150 tons operated by the mother ship (midget submarine)
67. December 7, 1944 – agreement on International Civil Aviation written in Chicago
68. December 7, 1944 – formation of government in Romania by General Radescu
69. December 7, 1946 – inferno kills 119 at Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta
70. December 7, 1949 – Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E) awarded the 15th Heisman Trophy
71. December 7, 1949 – Chiang Kai-shek exiles to Taiwan
72. December 7, 1952 – TV transmission channel 11 in Colorado Spgg-Pueblo, Co commences airing program on CBS
73. December 7, 1953 – retirement of Ben-Gurion as Prime Minister of Israel
74. December 7, 1953 – commencement of broadcasting of TV transmission channel 18 on IND/ABC at Charlotte, North Carolina
75. December 7, 1954 – stepping down of Joshida as prime minister of Japan
76. December 7, 1954 – commencement of airing by TV Transmission channel 9 in Seattle, WA on PBS
77. December 7, 1956 – appointment of Helen O’Connell as a member of the Today Show Panel
78. December 7, 1956 – Murray Rose, a swimmer from Australia wins his 3rd gold when he clocked the 1500 m swimming in 17:58.9; he also won the 400 m x4 relay at the Melbourne Olympics
79. December 7, 1956 – Pat McCormick from America achieved the 10m platform gold in women’s double with 84,85 points; she also achieved gold for 3 m springboard diving
80. December 7, 1956 – Larisa Latynina, a Soviet artistic gymnast increased her gold medal total to 4 and achieved the group and individual all-around championship for her winning vault and floor exercise division, at the Melbourne Olympics
81. December 7, 1957 – AL Rookie of the Year awarded to Yanks Tony Kubek

82. December 7, 1958 – nomination of Romulo Betancourt as President of Venezuela
83. December 7, 1959 – premiere of “Saratoga” at Winter Garden Theater NYC to give 80 shows
84. December 7, 1960 -freedom for Ivory Coast from France
85. December 7, 1962 – Atomic test by Great Britain at Nevada Test Site
86. December 7, 1963 – No-ball declared for throwing the ball by Ian Meckiff in a match Vs South Africa
87. December 7, 1963 – an immediate replay of the game introduced in an Army-Navy play
88. December 7, 1964 – change of name of his organization from Mornyork to Harrisons by George Harrison
89. December 7, 1965 – The messages that resulted in the division of two churches in 1054 were revoked concurrently by Pope Paul VI and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I
90. December 7, 1966 – 68 people lost due to an inferno in an army quarters in Erzurum, Turkey
91. December 7, 1967 -the inauguration of “Apple Boutique” by the Beatles at 94, Baker Street, London
92. December 7, 1967 – premiere of “How Now, Dow Jones” at Lunt Fontanne Theatre, NYC to give 220 shows
93. December 7, 1967 – the musical “Sitting Dock of the Bay” was documented by Otis Redding
94. December 7, 1968 – The space lab “Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2” was sent to space to go around the earth
95. December 7, 1969 – The great-grandfather of Richard Dodd had taken a book on loan in 1823 from a library. This was returned by Richard Dodd to the University of Cincinnati.
96. December 7, 1970 – chief of LA Zen Center, Taizan Maezumi Roshi receives dharma

97. December 7, 1970 – the cordial relationship between West Germany and Poland established
98. December 7, 1971 – inauguration/last show of “Wild and Wonderful” at Lyceum Theater NYC
99. December 7, 1971 – Wings announce their first collection of music “Wild Life”
100. 1971 – The Irish Republican Army kills, by shooting, a person not on duty belonging to the Ulster Defense Regiment in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
101. December 7, 1972 –The crew of Apollo 17(US) takes a photo of the full earth, “blue marble”
102. December 7, 1972 – an attacker injures the First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, using a knife
103. December 7, 1973 – Eddie Watt, pitcher, was sold by the Orioles to the Phillies
104. December 7, 1973 – Cesar Tovar, infielder/outfielder was sold by the Phillies to the Texas Rangers
105. December 7, 1973 – announcement of the album “Band on the Run” by musician Paul McCartney and Wings in the UK
106. December 7, 1975 – 10th Islander does not allow the challenger Glenn Resch to score any goal and achieves 3-0 against Sabres
107. December 7, 1975 – Archbishop Makarios arrives in Cyprus
108. December 7, 1975 – capture of East Timor by Indonesian infantry
109. December 7, 1975 – The ATP Masters Grand Prix championship was achieved by Romanian tennis celebrity Iiie Nastase by defeating Swedish Bjorn Borg, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in Stockholm
110. December 7, 1976 – appointment of Kurt Waldheim for the 2nd term as Secretary-General recommended by the UN Security Council
111. December 7, 1977 – Islander Billy Smith does not allow his challenger Black Hawks to score any goal for the 10th time, 4-0
112. December 7, 1978 – Mike Bossy of Islander performs his first hat trick
113. December 7, 1979 – debut show of “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” of the series, guided by Robert Wise, featuring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy
114. December 7, 1980 – Czechoslovakia defeats Italy, 4-1 at the 69th Davis Cup in Prague
115. December 7, 1981 – NATO admits Spain as its member
116. December 7, 1982 – A radio station building was attacked by the army under the guidance of Desi Bouterse in the Republic of Suriname

117. December 7, 1982 – The first person to be killed by using deadly injection was Charles Brooks, Jr in Texas, US
118. December 7, 1982 – During the civil war in Guatemala, the rebellion led by Santos Lopez Alonzo, 171 people were killed in the village of Dos Erres
119. December 7, 1983 – In an accident involving two jet aircraft at Madrid Aerodrome,93 people lost their life
120. December 7, 1983 – Atomic test by France at Mururoa islands
121. December 7, 1984 – debut test cricket match by Allan Border as captain against WI, Adelaide
122. December 7, 1985 – Bo Jackson, Auburn (RB) was awarded the 51st Heisman Trophy
123. December 7, 1985 – Spacecraft Atlantis (61-B) arrives at Kennedy Space Centre through Kelly AFB
124. December 7, 1985 – Martina Navratilova defeats Chris Evert-Lloyd, 6-2,4-6,6-2 to achieve her 3rd and final Australian singles crown at the Australian Open Women’s Tennis
125. December 7, 1986 – President Jean Claude Duvalier exiles from Haiti
126. December 7, 1986 – debut show of miniseries on NBC – “Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna” (Part 1)
127. December 7, 1987 – In an air accident involving Pacific Southwest Airlines in California 43 lost their life
128. December 7, 1987 – Gorbachev reaches the US for a meeting of the heads of two nations
129. December 7, 1987 – rebellion in Palestinian against Israel in West Bank
130. December 7, 1988 – Yasser Arafat, guides a PLO delegation, declares the State of Palestine, also acknowledges the existence of the State of Israel for the first time
131. December 7, 1988 – an earthquake of strength 6.9 in Spitak, Armenia leaves 25,000 – 50,000 dead and nearly 500,000 shelterless
132. December 7, 1988 – Independent of other nations, Gorbachev declares a reduction of 10% in the Soviet troop at the UN
133. December 7, 1988 – Hearty welcome to Mikhail Gorbachev when he reached the Wall St crowd in NYC
134. December 7, 1988 – dismissal of Simpson by NY Islanders; Arbour identified as new coach
135. December 7, 1988 – Agreement between Rangers and Nolan Ryan, a free agent pitcher for a one-year contract.
136. December 7, 1989 – debut musical concert of “City of Angles” by C Coleman & D Zippep
137. December 7, 1990 – The proposal by Saddam Hussein to release captives was approved by Iraq’s parliament
138. December 7, 1990 – The marriage alliance between Ted Turner & Jane Fonda announced
139. December 7, 1991 – World Skiing Cup achieved by A.J Kitt, US
140. December 7, 1992 – Galileo spacecraft travels near the North Pole of the Moon (Peary Crater)
141. December 7, 1993 – Self-proclamation by Henri Konan Bedie as President of Ivory Coast
142. December 7, 1993 – surgical procedure for prostate cancer on Robert Goulet.
143. December 7, 1993 – Colin Ferguson, a traveler on The Long Island Rail Road kills six people and wounds 19 others in Nassau County, New York
144. December 7, 1994 – A Swedish Pop Group, Ace of Base and Mariah Carey awarded the 5th Billboard Music Awards
145. December 7, 1994 – Howard Stern, a Radio personality talks to a person who tried to commit suicide and stops him from such an act
146. December 7, 1995 – The NBA negotiates with the striking umpires and the umpires promise to resume work on Dec.12
147. December 7, 1995 – US Spacecraft, Galileo, starts moving around the Jupiter
148. December 7, 1995 – award of Nobel Prize for Literature to Iris poet Seamus Heaney at a function in Stockholm
149. December 7, 1995 – splitting of the American rock band, The Grateful Dead
150. December 7, 1996 – landing of Spacecraft STS 80 (Columbia 21)
151. December 7, 1999 – The Recording Industry Association of America initiated legal action against Napster for violating the patent rights

21st Century – December 7 This Day In History – The 2000s

152. December 7, 2003 – Amalgamation of The Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada to form The Conservative Party of Canada which was approved after the merger
153. December 7, 2004 – premiere of the collection of music, “Blue Skies” by Diana DeGarmo
154. December 7, 2005 – A group of US air police shot dead Rigoberto Alpizar, a traveler on board of the American Airlines Flight 924, who claimed to possess a bomb, at Miami International Airport
155. December 7, 2005 – TV biographical miniserial on “Pope John Paul II”, the second part of two-part, premiers on CBS
156. December 7, 2006 – a severe cyclone hits Kensal Green, North West London, totally damaging 150 properties
157. December 7, 2007 – A crude oil tanker, Hebei Spirit crashes against a crane barge being drawn by a small vessel causing an oil spill in South Korea
158. December 7, 2010 – A growth of 1.2% in the third quarter makes Iceland formally come out of the financial slump
159. December 7, 2014 – millions of people left their homes to find safe accommodation when cyclone Hagupit struck the central Philippines
160. December 7, 2014 – The Syrian defense blamed Israel for air attacks twice on Syria
161. December 7, 2014 – To reduce the contamination, the Mayor of Paris proposes to prohibit diesel cars from the French Capital by 2020
162. December 7, 2014 – The Archbishop of Canterbury maintains that he is more upset by the sufferings of poor hungry Britishers than the misery of Africans in the refugee camps
163. December 7, 2014 – an investigation has been demanded into the firing by Indonesian security on nonviolent demonstrators by the Human Rights Watch Asia Division
164. December 7, 2015 – Bernie Sanders was honored by Time Magazine by naming him their “Person of the Year”
165. December 7, 2015 – China’s first caution against environmental contamination and call for preparedness
166. December 7, 2015 – Presidential Donald Trump recommends that all Muslims be barred from entering the US
167. December 7, 2016 – Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Italy steps down as he could not reform the constitution in a plebiscite
168. December 7, 2016 – In an accident involving the Pakistan International Airways north of Islamabad, 48 on board were killed including singer turned preacher, Junaid Jamshed
169. December 7, 2016 – 97 people lost their lives when an earthquake of 6.5 strength struck Aceh state in Indonesia
170. December 7, 2017 – UNESCO heritage tag for Naples’ pizza spinning, Germany’s organ music, Kyrgyzstan’s Kok boru and India’s Kumbh celebration
171. December 7, 2017 – gay marriage authorized by the Australian parliament
172. December 7, 2017 – the value of the virtual coin, Bitcoin, touches $18,440 in the stock market
173. December 7, 2017 – in protest against America’s acceptance of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank and Gaza; and the closure of schools
174. December 7, 2017 – Cristiano Ronaldo, forward of Real Madrid, achieves his 5th award and equals Lionel Messi’s score; 2nd successive victory for Ronaldo
175. December 7, 2017 – Ultra Violet is the color of the year for 2018, by Pantone
176. December 7, 2017 – Larry Nasser, a US gymnastics physician was convicted on child sex-related charges and given 60 years in prison
177. December 7, 2017 – 9000 people purchase the falling French chateau La Mothe-Chandeliers in Les Toris-Moutiers
178. December 7, 2017 – Australia approves the same-sex marriage
179. December 7, 2018 – appointment of Cesare Prandelli, past national football guide, an Italian, as Manager of Serie A club Genoa CFC in place of Ivan Juric; all managers are Italians in the history of Serie A for the first time
180. December 7, 2018 – election of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as the new leader of the Christian Democratic Union party in Germany, in place of Angela Merkel
181. December 7, 2018 – information submitted by US national prosecuting attorney and Special Advisor Robert Muller against Michael Cohen suggests the involvement of President Donald Trump in electioneering dishonesty and dealings with Russia
182. December 7, 2018 – resignation by Kevin Hart, comedian, the 2019 host of the Oscars given his negative feelings against homosexuality
183. December 7, 2018 – four women blame Brazilian mystic doctor Joao Teixeira de Faria for sexual harassment, and another 200 or more volunteer to join shortly

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