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ⓘ December 7. 1972 – Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched. The crew takes the photograph known as The Blue Marble as they leave the Earth. 1904 – ..



December 7
                                     

ⓘ December 7

  • 1972 – Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched. The crew takes the photograph known as The Blue Marble as they leave the Earth.
  • 1904 – Comparative fuel trials begin between warships HMS Spiteful and HMS Peterel: Spiteful was the first warship powered solely by fuel oil, and the trials led to the obsolescence of coal in ships of the Royal Navy.
  • 2017 – The Marriage Amendment Bill to legally recognize same-sex marriages is passed in Australias parliament.
  • 1946 – A fire at the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia kills 119 people, the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history.
  • 1941 – World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy carries out a surprise attack on the United States Pacific Fleet and its defending Army and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. For Japans near-simultaneous attacks on Eastern Hemisphere targets, see December 8.
  • 574 – Byzantine Emperor Justin II, suffering recurring seizures of insanity, adopts his general Tiberius and proclaims him as Caesar.
  • 1732 – The Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London, England.
  • 1993 – Long Island Rail Road shooting: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
  • 1724 – Tumult of Thorn: Religious unrest is followed by the execution of nine Protestant citizens and the mayor of Thorn Torun by Polish authorities.
  • 1703 – The Great Storm of 1703, the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, makes landfall. Winds gust up to 120 mph, and 9.000 people die.
  • 1995 – The Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, a little more than six years after it was launched by Space Shuttle Atlantis during Mission STS-34.
  • 1936 – Australian cricketer Jack Fingleton becomes the first player to score centuries in four consecutive Test innings.
  • 1965 – Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously revoke mutual excommunications that had been in place since 1054.
  • 1932 – German-born Swiss physicist Albert Einstein is granted an American visa.
  • 1942 – World War II: British commandos conduct Operation Frankton, a raid on shipping in Bordeaux harbour.
  • 2003 – The Conservative Party of Canada is officially registered, following the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
  • 1983 – An Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 collides with an Aviaco DC-9 in dense fog while the two airliners are taxiing down the runway at Madrid–Barajas Airport, killing 93 people.
  • 1971 – Pakistan President Yahya Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as Deputy Prime Minister.
  • 1869 – American outlaw Jesse James commits his first confirmed bank robbery in Gallatin, Missouri.
  • 1787 – Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1962 – Prince Rainier III of Monaco revises the principalitys constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils.
  • 1987 – Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771, a British Aerospace 146-200A, crashes near Paso Robles, California, killing all 43 on board, after a disgruntled passenger shoots his ex-boss traveling on the flight, then shoots both pilots and steers the plane into the ground.
  • 1930 – W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts telecasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The telecast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.
  • 1971 – The Battle of Sylhet is fought between the Pakistani military and the Mukti Bahini.
  • 1776 – Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, arranges to enter the American military as a major general.
  • 43 BC – Marcus Tullius Cicero is assassinated in Formia.
  • 2005 – Rigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of U.S. federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.
  • 1988 – The 6.8 M s   Armenian earthquake shakes the northern part of the country with a maximum MSK intensity of X Devastating, killing 25.000–50.000 and injuring 31.000–130.000.
  • 1917 – World War I: The United States declares war on Austria-Hungary.
  • 1963 – Instant replay makes its debut during the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
  • 2015 – The JAXA probe Akatsuki successfully enters orbit around Venus five years after the first attempt.
  • 1922 – The Parliament of Northern Ireland votes to remain a part of the United Kingdom and not unify with Southern Ireland.
  • 1842 – First concert of the New York Philharmonic, founded by Ureli Corelli Hill.
  • 1949 – Chinese Civil War: The Government of the Republic of China moves from Nanking to Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 1837 – The Battle of Montgomerys Tavern, the only battle of the Upper Canada Rebellion, takes place in Toronto, where the rebels are quickly defeated.
  • 1982 – In Texas, Charles Brooks, Jr., becomes the first person to be executed by lethal injection in the United States.
  • 2016 – Pakistan International Airlines Flight 661, a domestic passenger flight from Chitral to Islamabad, operated by ATR-42-500 crashes near Havelian, killing all 47 on board.
                                     

1. Births

  • 1984 – Milan Michalek, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1973 – Terrell Owens, American football player and actor
  • 1764 – Claude Victor-Perrin, French general and politician d. 1841
  • 1989 – Kyle Hendricks, American baseball player
  • 1993 – Rahama Sadau, Nigerian actress
  • 1967 – Nina Turner, American politician
  • 1976 – Sunny Sweeney, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1989 – Nicholas Hoult, English actor
  • 1879 – Rudolf Friml, Czech-American pianist, composer, and academic d. 1972
  • 1984 – Robert Kubica, Polish race car driver
  • 1915 – Eli Wallach, American actor d. 2014
  • 1930 – Christopher Nicole, Guyanese-English author
  • 1861 – Henri Mathias Berthelot, French general during World War I d. 1931
  • 1810 – Theodor Schwann, German physiologist and biologist d. 1882
  • 1963 – Theo Snelders, Dutch footballer and coach
  • 1955 – John Watkins, Australian educator and politician, 14th Deputy Premier of New South Wales
  • 1932 – Ellen Burstyn, American actress
  • 1910 – Louis Prima, American singer-songwriter, trumpet player, and actor d. 1978
  • 1962 – Jeffrey Donaldson, Northern Irish politician
  • 1991 – Eugenio Pisani, Italian race car driver
  • 1956 – Anna Soubry, British politician
  • 1873 – Willa Cather, American novelist, short story writer, and poet d. 1947
  • 1927 – Jack S. Blanton, American businessman and philanthropist d. 2013
  • 1990 – Urszula Radwanska, Polish tennis player
  • 1932 – Rosemary Rogers, American journalist and author
  • 1943 – Susan Isaacs, American author and screenwriter
  • 1643 – Giovanni Battista Falda, Italian architect and engraver d. 1678
  • 1862 – Paul Adam, French author d. 1920
  • 1966 – Shinichi Ito, Japanese motorcycle racer
  • 1791 – Ferenc Novak, Hungarian-Slovene priest and poet d. 1836
  • 1964 – Peter Laviolette, American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1888 – Joyce Cary, Irish novelist d. 1957
  • 1976 – Georges Laraque, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
  • 1950 – Ron Hynes, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 2015
  • 1976 – Derek Ramsay, Filipino-British actor, model and television personality
  • 1928 – Noam Chomsky, American linguist and philosopher
  • 1910 – Duncan McNaughton, Canadian high jumper and geologist d. 1998
  • 1977 – Luke Donald, English golfer
  • 1966 – Andres Kasekamp, Canadian-Estonian historian and academic
  • 1967 – Tino Martinez, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1943 – Bernard C. Parks, American police officer and politician
  • 1952 – Susan Collins, American politician, senior senator of Maine
  • 1927 – Helen Watts, Welsh opera singer d. 2009
  • 1920 – Walter Nowotny, Austrian-German soldier and pilot d. 1944
  • 1907 – Fred Rose, Polish-Canadian politician and spy d. 1983
  • 1801 – Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor and playwright d. 1862
  • 1944 – Daniel Chorzempa, American organist and composer
  • 1977 – Eric Chavez, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1947 – Garry Unger, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 903 – Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi, Persian astronomer and author d. 986
  • 1909 – Nikola Vaptsarov, Bulgarian poet and author d. 1942
  • 1932 – J. B. Sumarlin, Indonesian economist and politician, 17th Indonesian Minister of Finance
  • 1956 – Larry Bird, American basketball player and coach
  • 1838 – Thomas Bent, Australian businessman and politician, 22nd Premier of Victoria d. 1909
  • 1976 – Alan Faneca, American football player
  • 1884 – John Carpenter, American sprinter d. 1933
  • 1921 – Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian guru and scholar d. 2016
  • 1958 – Tim Butler, English bass player and songwriter
  • 1931 – Allan B. Calhamer, American game designer, created Diplomacy d. 2013
  • 1973 – Damien Rice, Irish singer-songwriter, musician and record producer
  • 1931 – Bobby Osborne, American bluegrass singer and musician
  • 1878 – Akiko Yosano, Japanese author, poet, pioneering feminist, pacifist, and social reformer d. 1942
  • 1885 – Mason Phelps, American golfer d. 1945
  • 1949 – James Riviere, Italian sculptor and jeweler
  • 1924 – John Love, Zimbabwean race car driver d. 2005
  • 1990 – Yasiel Puig, Cuban baseball player
  • 1561 – Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese daimyō d. 1625
  • 1964 – Patrick Fabian, American actor
  • 1942 – Harry Chapin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 1981
  • 1860 – Joseph Cook, English-born Australian politician, 6th Prime Minister of Australia d. 1947
  • 1941 – Melba Pattillo Beals, American journalist and activist
  • 1887 – Ernst Toch, Austrian-American composer and songwriter d. 1964
  • 1966 – Kazue Itoh, Japanese actress
  • 1920 – Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist d. 2012
  • 1944 – Miroslav Macek, Czech dentist and politician
  • 1984 – Aaron Gray, American basketball player
  • 1943 – John Bennett Ramsey, American businessman and pilot
  • 521 – Columba, Irish missionary, monk, and saint d. 597
  • 1952 – Eckhard Marzke, German footballer and manager
  • 967 – Abū-Saīd Abul-Khayr, Persian Sufi poet d. 1049
  • 1925 – Hermano da Silva Ramos, French-Brazilian race car driver
  • 1964 – Hugo Blick, English filmmaker
  • 1928 – Mickey Thompson, American race car driver d. 1988
  • 1900 – Kateryna Vasylivna Bilokur, Ukrainian folk artist d. 1961
  • 1957 – Tom Winsor, English lawyer and civil servant
  • 1924 – Bent Fabric, Danish pianist and composer
  • 1784 – Allan Cunningham, Scottish author and poet d. 1842
  • 1948 – Tony Thomas, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1976 – Ivan Franceschini, Italian footballer
  • 1965 – Colin Hendry, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1792 – Abraham Jacob van der Aa, Dutch author and academic d. 1857
  • 1923 – Ted Knight, American actor and comedian d. 1986
  • 1912 – Daniel Jones, Welsh captain and composer d. 1993
  • 1963 – Katsuya Terada, Japanese illustrator
  • 1863 – Felix Calonder, Swiss soldier and politician, 36th President of the Swiss Confederation d. 1952
  • 1869 – Frank Laver, Australian cricketer d. 1919
  • 1962 – Imad Mughniyah, Lebanese activist d. 2008
  • 1985 – Jon Moxley, American wrestler
  • 1913 – Kersti Merilaas, Estonian author and poet d. 1986
  • 1974 – Manuel Martinez Gutierrez, Spanish shot putter and actor
  • 1977 – Dominic Howard, English drummer and producer
  • 1957 – Geoff Lawson, Australian cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1888 – Hamilton Fish III, American captain and politician d. 1991
  • 1975 – Jamie Clapham, English footballer and coach
  • 1937 – Stan Boardman, English comedian
  • 1947 – Johnny Bench, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1904 – Clarence Nash, American voice actor and singer d. 1985
  • 1902 – Hilda Taba, Estonian architect, author, and educator d. 1967
  • 1963 – Barbara Weathers, American R&B/soul singer
  • 1972 – Hermann Maier, Austrian skier
  • 1962 – Alain Blondel, French decathlete
  • 1988 – Angelina Gabueva, Russian tennis player
  • 1967 – Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
  • 1947 – James Keach, American actor, producer, and director
  • 1990 – David Goffin, Belgian tennis player
  • 1893 – Hermann Balck, German general d. 1982
  • 1957 – Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigerian career-diplomat, President of the United Nations General Assembly 2019
  • 1923 – Intizar Hussain, Indian-Pakistani author and scholar d. 2016
  • 1983 – Mike Mucitelli, American mixed martial artist
  • 1973 – Ibrahim Kutluay, Turkish basketball player
  • 1943 – Nick Katz, American mathematician and academic
  • 1903 – Danilo Blanusa, Croatian mathematician, physicist, and academic d. 1987
  • 1810 – Josef Hyrtl, Hungarian-Austrian anatomist and biologist d. 1894
  • 1637 – Bernardo Pasquini, Italian organist and composer d. 1710
  • 1926 – William John McNaughton, American bishop
  • 1986 – Nita Strauss, American guitarist
  • 1960 – Craig Scanlon, English guitarist and songwriter
  • 1959 – Saleem Yousuf, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1863 – Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer and conductor d. 1945
  • 1598 – Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian sculptor and painter d. 1680
  • 1988 – Emily Browning, Australian actress and singer
  • 1932 – Bobby Whitton, Australian rugby league player d. 2008
  • 1986 – Billy Horschel, American golfer
  • 1933 – Krsto Papic, Croatian director and screenwriter d. 2013
  • 1973 – Fabien Pelous, French rugby player and coach
  • 1885 – Peter Sturholdt, American boxer and painter d. 1919
  • 1998 – Tony Yike Yang, Canadian pianist
  • 1965 – Jeffrey Wright, American actor
  • 1978 – Shiri Appleby, American actress, director, and producer
  • 1893 – Fay Bainter, American actress d. 1968
  • 1997 –Tommy Nelson, American actor
  • 1915 – Leigh Brackett, American author and screenwriter d. 1978
  • 1823 – Leopold Kronecker, Polish-German mathematician and academic d. 1891
  • 1984 – Luca Rigoni, Italian footballer
  • 1979 – Sara Bareilles, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress
  • 1990 – Aleksandr Menkov, Russian long jumper
  • 1930 – Hal Smith, American baseball player d. 2020
  • 1949 – Tom Waits, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1958 – Rick Rude, American wrestler and sportscaster d. 1999
  • 1974 – Nicole Appleton, Canadian singer and actress
  • 1942 – Alex Johnson, American baseball player d. 2015
  • 1894 – Freddie Adkins, English author and illustrator d. 1986
  • 1966 – C. Thomas Howell, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1989 – Alessandro Marchi, Italian footballer
  • 1924 – Mario Soares, Portuguese historian, lawyer, and politician, 17th President of Portugal d. 2017
  • 1973 – Hack Meyers, American wrestler and trainer d. 2015
  • 1892 – Stuart Davis, American painter and academic d. 1964
  • 1924 – Mary Ellen Estill. American mathematician d. 2013
  • 1971 – Vladimir Akopian, Azerbaijani-Armenian chess player
  • 1972 – Tammy Lynn Sytch, American wrestler and manager
  • 1905 – Gerard Kuiper, Dutch-American astronomer and academic d. 1973
  • 1987 – Aaron Carter, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor
  • 1979 – Lampros Choutos, Greek-Italian footballer
  • 1942 – Peter Tomarken, American game show host and producer d. 2006
  • 1954 – Mary Fallin, American businesswoman and politician, 27th Governor of Oklahoma
  • 1978 – Suzannah Lipscomb, English historian, academic and television presenter
  • 1988 – Nathan Adrian, American swimmer
  • 1976 – Benoit Treluyer, French race car driver
  • 1979 – Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress and screenwriter
  • 1920 – Tatamkhulu Afrika, South African poet and author d. 2002
  • 1863 – Richard Warren Sears, American businessman, co-founded Sears d. 1914
  • 1966 – Louise Post, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1545 – Henry Stuart, English-Scottish husband of Mary, Queen of Scots d. 1567
  • 1940 – Gerry Cheevers, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1932 – Oktay Eksi, Turkish journalist and politician
  • 1994 – Yuzuru Hanyu, Japanese figure skater
  • 1532 – Louis I, German nobleman and politician d. 1605
  • 1302 – Azzone Visconti, Italian nobleman d. 1339
  • 1948 – Gary Morris, American country singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1935 – Armando Manzanero, Mexican musician, singer and composer
  • 1980 – John Terry, English footballer
  • 1595 – Injo of Joseon, Korean king d. 1649
  • 1947 – Anne Fine, English author
  • 1937 – Thad Cochran, American soldier, lawyer, and politician d. 2019
                                     

2. Deaths

  • Ralph Hollis, American sailor b. 1906
  • Peter Tomich, American sailor b. 1893
  • 1902 – Thomas Nast, German-American cartoonist b. 1840
  • 1723 – Jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect, designed the Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk and Karlova Koruna Chateau b. 1677
  • Eldon P. Wyman, American sailor b. 1917
  • 1254 – Innocent IV, pope of the Catholic Church b. 1195
  • John C. England, American sailor b. 1920
  • 1649 – Charles Garnier, French missionary and saint b. 1606
  • Aloysius Schmitt, American priest and sailor b. 1909
  • 983 – Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor b. 955
  • 1680 – Peter Lely, Dutch-English painter b. 1618
  • 1874 – Constantin von Tischendorf, German theologian, scholar, and academic b. 1815
  • 881 – Anspert, archbishop of Milan
  • 43 BC – Cicero, Roman philosopher, lawyer, and politician b. 106 BC
  • 1913 – Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian cardinal b. 1828
  • 1817 – William Bligh, English admiral and politician, 4th Governor of New South Wales b. 1745
  • Herbert Hugo Menges, American sailor b. 1917
  • 1498 – Alexander Hegius von Heek, German poet b. 1433
  • Frederick Curtice Davis, American sailor b. 1915
  • Mervyn S. Bennion, American captain b. 1887
  • 1842 – Thomas Hamilton, Scottish philosopher and author b. 1789
  • 1899 – Juan Luna, Filipino painter and sculptor b. 1857
  • Robert Lawrence Leopold, American sailor b. 1916
  • Julius Ellsberry, American sailor b. 1921
  • 1683 – Algernon Sidney, English philosopher and politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports b. 1623
  • 1906 – Elie Ducommun, Swiss journalist and educator, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1833
  • 1941 – Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • Robert Uhlmann, American sailor b. 1919
  • 1772 – Martin Sarmiento, Spanish monk, scholar, and author b. 1695
  • 1917 – Ludwig Minkus, Austrian violinist and composer b. 1826
  • 1891 – Arthur Blyth, English-Australian politician, 9th Premier of South Australia b. 1823
  • Thomas James Reeves, American sailor b. 1895
  • 1918 – Frank Wilson, English-Australian politician, 9th Premier of Western Australia b. 1859
  • 283 – Eutychian, pope of the Catholic Church
  • 1815 – Michel Ney, German-French general b. 1769
  • Edwin J. Hill, American sailor b. 1894
  • Herbert C. Jones, American sailor b. 1918
  • Robert R. Scott, American sailor b. 1915
  • Isaac C. Kidd, American admiral b. 1884
  • 1894 – Ferdinand de Lesseps, French businessman and diplomat, co-developed the Suez Canal b. 1805
  • 1725 – Florent Carton Dancourt, French actor and playwright b. 1661
  • 1837 – Robert Nicoll, Scottish poet b.1814
  • 1672 – Richard Bellingham, English-American lawyer and politician, 8th Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony b. 1592
  • 1803 – Kuçuk Huseyin Pasha, Turkish admiral and politician b. 1757
  • 1793 – Joseph Bara, French soldier and drummer b. 1779
  • 1383 – Wenceslaus I, duke of Luxembourg b. 1337
  • 1279 – Boleslaw V, High Duke of Poland b. 1226
  • 1562 – Adrian Willaert, Dutch-Italian composer and educator b. 1490
  • 1879 – Jon Sigurdsson, Icelandic scholar and politician, 1st Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland b. 1811
  • 1775 – Charles Saunders, English admiral and politician b. 1715
  • Franklin Van Valkenburgh, American captain b. 1888
  • 1295 – Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Gloucester, English officer b. 1243
  • 2014 – Mark Lewis, American author and educator b. 1954
  • 1975 – Thornton Wilder, American novelist and playwright b. 1897
  • 1975 – Hardie Albright, American actor b. 1903
  • 1977 – Georges Grignard, French race car driver b. 1905
  • 2013 – Edouard Molinaro, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter b. 1928
  • 2019 – Ron Saunders, English football player and manager b.1932
  • 2004 – Frederick Fennell, American conductor and educator b. 1914
  • 1998 – John Addison, English-American composer and conductor b. 1920
  • 2004 – Jay Van Andel, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Amway b. 1924
  • 1956 – Huntley Gordon, Canadian-American actor b. 1887
  • 2015 – Gerhard Lenski, American sociologist and academic b. 1924
  • 2016 – Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani recording artist, television personality, fashion designer, occasional actor, singer-songwriter and preacher. b. 1964
  • 2005 – Bud Carson, American football player and coach b. 1931
  • 1976 – Paul Bragg, American nutritionist b. 1895
  • 1997 – Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer and manager b. 1942
  • 1979 – Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, English-American astronomer and astrophysicist b. 1900
  • 1949 – Rex Beach, American author, playwright, and water polo player b. 1877
  • 1985 – Potter Stewart, American soldier and jurist b. 1915
  • 1993 – Abidin Dino, Turkish-French painter and illustrator b. 1913
  • 1947 – Nicholas Murray Butler, American philosopher and academic, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1862
  • 2015 – Jesse C. Deen, American soldier and politician b. 1922
  • 1992 – Richard J. Hughes, American politician, 45th Governor of New Jersey, and Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court b. 1909
  • 2004 – Jerry Scoggins, American singer and guitarist b. 1913
  • 1985 – J. R. Eyerman, American photographer and journalist b. 1906
  • 1977 – Paul Gibb, English cricketer and umpire b. 1913
  • 1984 – LeeRoy Yarbrough, American race car driver b. 1938
  • 1956 – Resat Nuri Guntekin, Turkish author and playwright b. 1889
  • 1985 – Robert Graves, English poet, novelist, critic b. 1895
  • 2012 – Saul Steinberg, American businessman and financier b. 1939
  • 1998 – Martin Rodbell, American biochemist and endocrinologist, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1925
  • 2013 – Chick Willis, American singer and guitarist b. 1934
  • 2003 – Azie Taylor Morton, American educator and politician, 36th Treasurer of the United States b. 1933
  • 2011 – Harry Morgan, American actor b. 1915
  • 1989 – Hans Hartung, French-German painter b. 1904
  • 2012 – Roelof Kruisinga, Dutch physician and politician, Dutch Minister of Defence b. 1922
  • 1995 – Kathleen Harrison, English actress b. 1892
  • 1993 – Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Ivoirian physician and politician, 1st President of Ivory Coast b. 1905
  • 1969 – Lefty ODoul, American baseball player and manager b. 1897
  • 2015 – Hyron Spinrad, American astronomer and academic b. 1934
  • 1947 – Tristan Bernard, French author and playwright b. 1866
  • 2015 – Peter Westbury, English race car driver b. 1938
  • 1990 – Joan Bennett, American actress b. 1910
  • 1970 – Rube Goldberg, American cartoonist, sculptor, and author b. 1883
  • 2010 – Elizabeth Edwards, American lawyer and author b. 1949
  • 1962 – Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian opera singer b. 1895
  • 2006 – Jeane Kirkpatrick, American academic and diplomat, 16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations b. 1926
  • 2012 – Ralph Parr, American colonel and pilot b. 1924
  • 1989 – Haystacks Calhoun, American wrestler and actor b. 1934
  • 1977 – Peter Carl Goldmark, Hungarian-American engineer b. 1906
  • 2008 – Herbert Hutner, American banker and lawyer b. 1908
  • 2012 – Marty Reisman, American table tennis player and author b. 1930
  • 1978 – Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist and paleontologist b. 1886
  • 1969 – Eric Portman, English actor b. 1903
  • 1960 – Ioannis Demestichas, Greek admiral and politician b. 1882
  • 2010 – Kari Tapio, Finnish singer b. 1945
  • 2003 – Carl F. H. Henry American journalist and theologian b. 1913
  • 1990 – Jean Paul Lemieux, Canadian painter and educator b. 1904
  • 2016 – Greg Lake, English musician b. 1947
                                     

3. Holidays and observances

  • December 7 Eastern Orthodox liturgics
  • Aemilianus Greek Church
  • Maria Giuseppa Rossello
  • Christian feast day
  • Armed Forces Flag Day India
  • Ambrose
  • Sabinus of Spoleto
  • Eve of the Immaculate Conception-related observances
  • Day of the Little Candles, begins after sunset Colombia
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • Flag Base Day Scientology
  • Spitak Remembrance Day Armenia
  • National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day United States
  • National Heroes Day East Timor

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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