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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
1966

Greg McMichael, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

Birth
1966

Craig David Parry, Sunshine Victoria, PGA golfer (1994 Honda-2nd)

Birth
1966

Georg Kiesinger elected West German chancellor

Event
1966

Radio time signal WWV moves from Greenbelt, Md to Boulder, Colo

Event
1967

Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses

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1967

Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams

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1967

Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope

Event
1967

Reggie Sanders, Florence SC, outfielder (Cin Reds)

Birth
1967

Nestor Carbonell, NYC, actor (Luis-Suddenly Susan)

Birth
1967

Pacific Northwest Sports awarded AL expansion franchise (Seattle)

Event
1968

Anders Holmertz, Swedish free style swimmer (world record 400m)

Birth
1968

Eddie Britton, wide reciever (Baltimore Ravens)

Birth
1968

Steve Walsh, quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Birth
1968

Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66

Death
1968

Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting

Event
1968

Peggy Wilson wins LPGA Hollywood Lakes Golf Open

Event
1968

Gonzalo Barrios elected pres of Venezuela

Event
1968

Burt Bacharach/Hal David's musical premieres in NYC

Event
1968

"Promises Promises" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1281 performances

Event
1969

US govt holds its 1st draft lottery since WW II

Event
1970

Kirk Rueter, Centralia IL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)

Birth
1970

Takahiro Ikenoue, WLAF LB (Rhein Fire)

Birth
1970

Todd Steussie, NFL guard/tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

Birth
1970

Independent People's Republic of South Yemen becomes People Democratic Republic of Yemen

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1970

NHL takes control of Pittsburgh Penguins

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