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What Happened on December 7th This Day in History

Year Name
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.
2015 The JAXA probe Akatsuki successfully enters orbit around Venus five years after the first attempt.
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.
2003 The Conservative Party of Canada is officially registered, following the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
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.
1995 Khabarovsk United Air Group Flight 3949 crashes into the Bo-Dzhausa Mountain, killing 98.
1995 An Air Saint Martin (now Air Caraïbes) Beechcraft 1900 crashes near the Haitian commune of Belle Anse, killing 20.
1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
1988 The 6.8 Ms  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.
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.
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.
1982 In Texas, Charles Brooks, Jr., becomes the first person to be executed by lethal injection in the United States.
1982 The Senior Road Tower collapses in less than 17 seconds. Five workers on the tower are killed and three workers on a building nearby are injured.[9]
1972 Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched.[7] The crew takes the photograph known as The Blue Marble as they leave the Earth.
1971 The Battle of Sylhet is fought between the Pakistani military and the Mukti Bahini.
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.
1965 Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously revoke mutual excommunications that had been in place since 1054.
1963 Instant replay makes its debut during the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
1962 Prince Rainier III of Monaco revises the principality's constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils.
1949 Chinese Civil War: The Government of the Republic of China moves from Nanjing to Taipei, Taiwan.
1946 A fire at the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia kills 119 people, the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history.
1944 An earthquake along the coast of Wakayama Prefecture in Japan causes a tsunami which kills 1,223 people.
1942 World War II: British commandos conduct Operation Frankton, a raid on shipping in Bordeaux harbour.
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 Japan's near-simultaneous attacks on Eastern Hemisphere targets, see December 8.)
1936 Australian cricketer Jack Fingleton becomes the first player to score centuries in four consecutive Test innings.
1932 German-born Swiss physicist Albert Einstein is granted an American visa.
1930 W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts telecasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The telecast also includes the first television advertisement in the United States, for I.J. Fox Furriers, which also sponsored the radio show.
1922 The Parliament of Northern Ireland votes to remain a part of the United Kingdom and not unify with Southern Ireland.
1917 World War I: The United States declares war on Austria-Hungary.
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.
1842 First concert of the New York Philharmonic, founded by Ureli Corelli Hill.
1837 The Battle of Montgomery's Tavern, the only battle of the Upper Canada Rebellion, takes place in Toronto, where the rebels are quickly defeated.
1787 Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution.
1776 Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, arranges to enter the American military as a major general.
1732 The Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London, England.
1724 Tumult of Thorn: Religious unrest is followed by the execution of nine Protestant citizens and the mayor of Thorn (Toruń) 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.
927 The Sajid emir of Adharbayjan, Yusuf ibn Abi'l-Saj is defeated and captured by the Qarmatians near Kufa.
574 Byzantine Emperor Justin II, suffering recurring seizures of insanity, adopts his general Tiberius and proclaims him as Caesar.
43 Marcus Tullius Cicero is assassinated in Formia on orders of Marcus Antonius.
Famous People Born on December 7

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Year Name
1926 William John McNaughton, American bishop (d. 2020)
1958 Tim Butler, English bass player and songwriter
1962 Alain Blondel, French decathlete
1994 Yuzuru Hanyu, Japanese figure skater
1989 Nicholas Hoult, English actor
1885 Mason Phelps, American golfer (d. 1945)
1930 Hal Smith, American baseball player (d. 2020)
1823 Leopold Kronecker, Polish-German mathematician and academic (d. 1891)
1925 Hermano da Silva Ramos, French-Brazilian race car driver
1967 Tino Martinez, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster
Famous People Deaths On December 7

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Date Name
2004 Frederick Fennell, American conductor and educator (b. 1914)
2015 Gerhard Lenski, American sociologist and academic (b. 1924)
1879 Jón Sigurðsson, Icelandic scholar and politician, 1st Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland (b. 1811)
1891 Arthur Blyth, English-Australian politician, 9th Premier of South Australia (b. 1823)
2020 Dick Allen, American baseball player and tenor (b. 1942)
2008 Herbert Hutner, American banker and lawyer (b. 1908)
1383 Wenceslaus I, duke of Luxembourg (b. 1337)
1680 Peter Lely, Dutch-English painter (b. 1618)
1970 Rube Goldberg, American cartoonist, sculptor, and author (b. 1883)
1894 Ferdinand de Lesseps, French businessman and diplomat, co-developed the Suez Canal (b. 1805)