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
Rube Goldberg