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Notable Historical Events for December 7th

1964George Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs

1975Pat Bradley wins Colgate-Far East Ladies Tournament Golf Tournament

1931Bradman scores 219 NSW v South Africa, 234 mins, 15 fours

1978Islander's Mike Bossy's 1st career hat trick

1808James Madison elected 4th US President and George Clinton Vice-President

1937Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams

1988Rangers sign free-agent pitcher Nolan Ryan to a one-year contract

1994Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide

1990Ted Turner & Jane Fonda announce their engagement

1988Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC

December 7th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 7th

1598Giovanni Bernini, Naples, Kingdom of Naples, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), (d. 1680)

1947Johnny Bench, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, MLB catcher (Reds)

1761Madame [Marie Grosholtz] Tussaud, Strasbourg, France, created wax museum, (d. 1850)

1928Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)

December 7th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on December 7th

2003Queen of hip-hop soul, Mary Jane Blige (32) weds record producer Kendu Isaacs in Bergen County, New Jersey

1929Nizari Imam Aga Khan III (52) weds Andrée Joséphine Carron in Aix-les-Bains, France

December 7th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on December 7th

2011Harry Morgan, American actor (Colonel Potter-M*A*S*H) dies at 96

1902Thomas Nast, US political cartoonist, dies aged 62

1970Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87

43 BCCicero, Roman politician and orator, killed as part of the proscriptions at 63

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