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The 7t o December is the 341t day o the year (342t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 24 days bidin.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 43 BC - Roman filosofer, lawyer an politeecian Cicero is assassinatit.
- 1787 - Delaware acomes the 1st state tae ratify the Unitit States Constitution.
- 1916 - David Lloyd George acomes Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1917 - Warld War I: The Unitit States declares war on Austrick-Hungary.
- 1941 - Warld War II: Japanese forces cairy oot a major attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the hame o the American Paceefic fleet.
- 1943 - Lebanon gets its current banner.
- 1970 - Wast German Chancellor Willy Brandt sinks tae his knees at the War memorial in Warsaw, Poland in a sign o reconciliation.
- 1972 - Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos survives an assassination attempt.
- 1972 - Apollo 17, the last Muin mission tae-date, launches - The Blue marble photograph o the Yird is taken.
- 1975 - Indonesie forces occupy East Timor.
- 1983 - A plane collision at Madrid's Barajas Airport kills 93 fowk.
- 1988 - Spitak, Armenie (then-pairt o the Soviet Union) is hit bi a major yirdquauk, killin 25,000 fowk.
- 1995 - The "Galileo" spacecraft arrives at the planet Jupiter.
- 2003 - The Conservative Pairty o Canadae is offeecially creatit.
- 2009 - Climate chynge talks stairt in Copenhagen.
- 2016 - The Indonesie province o Aceh (on Sumatra) is hit bi a yirdquauk, killin ower 100 fowk.
- 2017 - Australie legalises same-sex mairage.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 521 - Columba, Erse Christian meesionar (d. 597)
- 1545 - Henry Stuart, Laird Darnley (d. 1567)
- 1598 - Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian airtist an airchitect (d. 1680)
- 1784 - Allan Cunningham, Scots author an poet (d. 1842)
- 1801 - Johann Nestroy, Austrick actor (d. 1862)
- 1863 - Pietro Mascagni, Italian componer (d. 1945)
- 1905 - Gerard Kuiper, Dutch-American astronomer an planetar scientist (d. 1973)
- 1915 - Eli Wallach, American actor (d. 2014)
- 1917 - George Hamilton, Scots fitbawer (d. 2001)
- 1924 - Mario Soares, Preses o Portugal (d. 2017)
- 1928 - Noam Chomsky, American linguist, filosofer an writer
- 1932 - Ellen Burstyn, American actress
- 1939 - Ian Ure, Scots fitbawer
- 1952 - Susan Collins, American politeecian
- 1965 - Colin Hendry, Scots fitbawer
- 1979 - Sara Bareilles, American sangster
- 1980 - John Terry, Inglis fitbawer
- 1984 - Robert Kubica, Pols racin driver
- 1989 - Nicholas Hoult, Inglis actor
- 1990 - David Goffin, Belgian tennis player
- 1994 - Yuzuru Hanyu, Japanese feegur skeitcher
- 2003 - Catharina-Amalia, Princess o Orange, Dutch ryal
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 43 BC - Cicero, Roman filosofer, lawyer an politeecian (b. 106 BC)
- 983 - Otto II, Haly Roman Emperor (b. 955)
- 1254 - Pape Innocent IV
- 1817 - William Bligh, Inglis naval officer (b. 1754)
- 1834 - Edward Irving, Scots clergyman (b. 1792)
- 1894 - Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat an entrepreneur (b. 1805)
- 1906 - Elie Ducommun, Swiss educator an jurnalist (b. 1833)
- 1993 - Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Preses o the Ivory Coast (b. 1905)
- 1993 - Wolfgang Paul, German pheesicist (b. 1913)
- 1997 - Billy Bremner, Scots fitbawer (b. 1942)
- 1998 - Martin Rodbell, American scientist (b. 1925)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Airmed Forces Banner Day (Indie)
- Eve o the Immaculate Conception (Wastren Christianity)
- Internaitional Ceevil Aviation Day
- Naitional Heroes' Day (East Timor)
- Naitional Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (Unitit States)
- Spitak Remembrance Day (Armenie)
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