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December 7, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), lands

Weddings in History

  • Former Tennessee Republican Senator Howard Baker (71) weds retired Kansas GOP Senator Nancy Kassebaum (64) in Washington, D.C.

Deaths in History

  • Eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43
  • Jose Donoso, Chilean writer (The Place Without Limits), dies at 72
1996 in History