What happened this day in history December 7

What are the important events that happened on December 7? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 7: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 7 is the 341st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 24 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 24, 2022 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 27,839,520 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatetracontahenagon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 46 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,638 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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December 7 Historical Events

  • 1696
    Connecticut Route 108, third oldest highway in Connecticut, is laid out to Trumbull.
  • 1776
    Marquis de Lafayette arranges to enter the American military as a major general.
  • 1787
    Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1930
    W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts broadcasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.
  • 1936
    Australian cricketer Jack Fingleton becomes the first player to score centuries in four consecutive Test innings.
  • 1965
    Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras simultaneously revoke mutual excommunications that had been in place since 1054.
  • 1971
    Pakistan President Yahya Khan announces the formation of a Coalition Government at Centre with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as Vice-Prime Minister.
  • 1988
    Spitak Earthquake: In Armenia an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale kills nearly 25,000, injures 15,000 and leaves 400,000 homeless.
  • 1989
    Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran complete their trilogy of boxing fights nine years after their first two fights, at the opening of the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada; Leonard retains his WBC world Super Middleweight title by a 12 round unanimous decision.
  • 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.

Who were born on December 7?

  • 1863
    Felix Calonder, Swiss politician (d. 1952)
  • 1919
    Lis Løwert, Danish actress (d. 2009)
  • 1928
    Noam Chomsky, American linguist and political writer
  • 1940
    Stan Boardman, English comedian
  • 1944
    Daniel Chorzempa, American organist
  • 1947
    Johnny Bench, American baseball player
  • 1949
    Tom Waits, American singer, composer, and actor
  • 1973
    Fabien Pelous, French international rugby player
  • 1978
    Kon Artis, American rapper
  • 1988
    Asia Ray Smith, American actress

Who died on December 7?

  • 1279
    King Boleslaus V of Poland (b. 1226)
  • 1683
    John Oldham, English poet (b. 1653)
  • 1817
    William Bligh, British admiral and HMS Bounty figure (b. 1745)
  • 1874
    Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (b. 1815)
  • 1946
    Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress (b. 1871)
  • 1947
    Tristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist (b. 1866)
  • 2003
    Carl F. H. Henry American theologian and publisher (b. 1913)
  • 2004
    Jay Van Andel, American entrepreneur (b. 1924)
  • 2010
    Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (b. 1928)
  • 2011
    Harry Morgan, American actor (b. 1915)

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