What Happened on December 7, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Rigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of US federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

U.S. debut of the second part of two-part TV biopic miniseries "Pope John Paul II" on CBS

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John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Bud Carson, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
  • Lucy d'Abreu, was the oldest living person in the United Kingdom from April 2004 until her death (b. 1892)
  • Rigoberto Alpizar, airplane passenger fatally shot by U.S. Air Marshals after allegedly claiming he had placed a bomb aboard (b. 1961)