Historical Events on December 1 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 231 of 231

  • 1991 US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 lands
  • 1991 Ukrainian people vote for independence
  • 1992 2 C-141B Starlifters collide in Montana & crash, 13 die
  • 1992 Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 yrs for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco
  • 1993 Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minn, killing 18
  • 1994 3 Seattle Seahawks injured in a car accident
  • 1994 Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico
  • 1994 Jim Bakker, American televangelist and convicted fraud is released from jail
  • 1994 Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London
  • 1996 85th Davis Cup: France beats Sweden in Malmo (3-2)
  • 1996 Lance Klusener takes 8-64 in debut Test Cricket to trounce India
  • 1997 GS Warrior guard Latrell Sprewell, attacks his coach P J Carlesimo
  • 1997 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Davenport IA on KORB 93.5 FM
  • 1997 Westinghouse formally changes its name to CBS
  • 1998 Exxon announces a $73.7 billion USD deal to buy Mobil, creating Exxon-Mobil, the world's largest company.

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1999 Rapper Jay-Z stabs record executive Lance "Un" Rivera at a night club in New York

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • 2001 Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines.
  • 2002 91st Davis Cup: Russia beats France in Paris (3-2)

Film release premierFilm Premier

2003 "The Return of the King", 3rd and final film in the Lord of the Rings series, directed by Peter Jackson and starring Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen premieres in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Elijah Wood
Actor
Elijah Wood
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen

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2007 T. C. Williams High School’s newly constructed basketball court is named after Earl Lloyd

Basketball Player Earl Lloyd
Basketball Player
Earl Lloyd
  • 2008 The US economy has been in recession since December 2007, the National Bureau of Economic Research announces today
  • 2012 8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia
  • 2012 Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico
  • 2012 Ukranian Anna Ushenina wins the Women's World Chess Championship 2012
  • 2014 "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies", 3rd and final Hobbit film, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in London
  • 2016 Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is declared King of Thailand, succeeding his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • 2016 UN admits its peacekeepers were responsible for the cholera epidemic in Haiti in 2010 that killed 30,000

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2016 French President Francois Hollande announces he will not seek a 2nd term - 1st modern French leader not to do so

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • 2016 Former NFL player Joe McKnight is shot and killed during a road rage incident in Terrytown, Louisiana
  • 2016 Gambia presidential election: dictator Yahya Jammeh is defeated by Adama Barrow after 22 years in power

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2017 President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the F.B.I.

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn
National Security Advisor
Michael Flynn
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump