December 07 in History – What happened on 07 December in Past

07 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 07, the day number in a year is 341 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 342. December 07 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 07 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1660A woman appeared on stage as a professional actress in England for the first time, most often credited to Margaret Hughes.
1662A French mathematician named Blaise Pascal, author and inventor of the calculator machine, died.
1724In Torun, Royal Prussia, Polish authorities executed the city's mayor and nine other Lutheran officials following tensions between Protestants and Catholics.
1732Theater Royal Covent Garden, London Modern-Rose Royal Opera House) opened.
1782Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore died.
1787Delaware became the first U.S. state to ratify the UnitedStates Constitution.
1815Michel Ney, Marshal of France, was executed by a firing squadnear Paris' Jardin du Luxembourg for supporting Napoleon.
1815Marshall killed Ney in Paris, near the Jardin du Luxembourg.
1825The first steam-powered ship \ Enterprise reached Kolkata.
1835Future U.S. Chairman James K. Polak became the Speaker of the House.
1856For the first time in the country \ Hindu widow ' was married.
1869American outlaw Jesse James committed his first confirmed bank robbery in Gallatin, Missouri.
1869American bandit Jesse James confirms his first bank robbery in Gallatin, Missouri.
1877The inventor Thomas Alva Edison performed the gramophone.
1888John Boyd Dunlop invented air bicycles tires.
1889Karl Friedrich Benz, a German scientist, created the first car in the world in the present form. The speed of this vehicle was 12 kilometers per hour and petrol or alcohol was used as fuel. The buses of the present day are the complete form of that car.
1895Battle of Amba Alagi: The Abyssinians defeated the Italian armies.
1936Australian cricketer Jack Fingleton became the first player toscore centuries in four consecutive Test innings.
1944General Radescu formed the government in Romania.
1946119 people were killed in a fire at the Winecoff Hotel in downtown Atlanta, United States.
1949Chinese Civil War-The government of the Republic of Chinarelocated from Mainland China to Taipei on the island of Taiwan.
1949Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated.
1972The US launched Apollo 17 as part of its mission to the moon.
1975The Indonesian military invaded East Timor under the pretext ofanti-colonialism and began a 25-year occupation.
1988A 6.9 Mw earthquake struck the Spitak region of Armenia, killing at least 25,000 people.
1988The 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Armenia killed 25 thousand people and left millions homeless.
1992The United States won the 1972 Davis Cup.
1995India launched communication satellite INSAT-2C.
2004Hamid Karzai was sworn in as the first elected President of Afghanistan.
2005Britain and U.S have been accused by Nobel Prize winner, Harold Pinter for involvement in state terrorism in Iraq and demands litigation against George W. Bush and Tony Blair.
2005Spanish authorities captured Croatian Army general AnteGotovina who was wanted for war crimes committed during theCroatian War of Independence; he was eventually cleared of all charges.
2006Nigerian gunmen open fire at an oil terminal in the Niger River delta and take three Italians captive.
2007The prosecuting attorney of Sweden asks for a criminal investigation to be conducted after systematic food safety irregularities were exposed at ICA, the leading grocery store chain in Sweden.
2008Following the death of a teenager by a Greek law enforcement officer, demonstrators riot through central Athens.
2009Around eight people are killed and at least 41 others wounded due to a school bombing in Baghdad.
2009The climate summit began in Copenhagen.
2010A U.S. judge shelves litigation against the U.S. government placing some American citizens on "capture or kill" lists.
2011The Russian Federal Space Agency has stopped trying to rescue Fobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1, their sample return mission and now expect them to fall back to Earth by January 2012.
2012Russia declares a tit-for-tat visa restriction on Americans guilty of human rights defilements, over the US Magnitsky bill.
2013The World Trade Organization meeting in Bali, Indonesia, ends with a pact to simplify trade agreements and make it simpler for poorer states to trade their goods as part of the Bali Package.
2014A chlorine gas leak, which was carried out deliberately, injured 19 at Chicago's 'Furfest', a Furry convention.

Famous Birthdays of December 07:

YearName / Profession / Country
1947Johnny Bench / Baseball Player / United States of America
1988Nathan Adrian / Swimmer / United States of America
1965Jeffrey Wright / Actor / United States of America
1984Aaron Gray / Basketball Player / United States of America
1984Milan Michálek / Ice Hockey Player / Czech Republic
1942Alex Johnson / Baseball Player / United States of America
1950Ron Hynes / Singer / Canada
1637Bernardo Pasquini / Composer / Italy
1764Claude Victor-Perrin / Politician / France
1792Abraham Jacob van der Aa / Author / Netherlands
1989Alessandro Marchi / Footballer / Italy
1810Josef Hyrtl / Biologist / Hungary
1937Stan Boardman / Comedian / United Kingdom
1990Urszula Radwańska / Tennis Player / Poland
1924John Love / Racing Car Driver / Zimbabwe
1943Nick Katz / Academic / United States of America
1913Kersti Merilaas / Author / Estonia
1907Fred Rose / Politician / Poland
1926William John McNaughton / Bishop / United States of America
1947Anne Fine / Author / United Kingdom
1920Walter Nowotny / Soldier / Austria
1561Kikkawa Hiroie / Daimyo / Japan
1784Allan Cunningham / Poet / Scotland
1862Paul Adam / Author / France
1942Harry Chapin / Writer / United States of America
1977Luke Donald / Golfer / United Kingdom
1983Mike Mucitelli / Martial Artist / United States of America
1979Lampros Choutos / Footballer / Italy
1943Bernard C. Parks / Politician / United States of America
1958Rick Rude / Wrestler / United States of America

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