On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma
  • West Germany & Poland normalize relations

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Browne, cricketer (West Indies Test wicket-keeper 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Romaine Brooks [Beatrice Romaine Goddard], American painter, dies at 96

Person of interestRube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg, American cartoonist (who made the easy outrageously difficult) Pulitzer Prize 1948, dies at 87

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg
Cartoonist
Rube Goldberg