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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
1983

Mirsky, mathematician, dies

Death
1983

Rita Lavelle, former head of EPA, convicted of perjury

Event
1984

Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title

Event
1984

France performs nuclear test

Event
1984

50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB)

Event
1985

STS 61-C vehicle moves to launch pad

Event
1985

South Africa's Cosatu union centre forms

Event
1985

Noraly Beyer becomes Neth's 1st black TV newscaster

Event
1986

Mus‚e d'orsay opens in Paris

Event
1986

Horace Heidt, orch leader (Swift Show Wagon), dies at 85

Death
1986

Paul McCartney releases "Only Love Remains"

Event
1986

[Irving] Lee Dorsey, [Kid Chocolate], US boxer/singer, dies at 59

Death
1986

Robert L "Bobby" Layne, football player (Detroit Lions), dies at 59

Death
1987

Digging begins to link England and France under English Channel

Event
1987

James Arthur Baldwin, writer (Another Country), dies at 63

Death
1987

Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57

Death
1988

Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz

Birth
1988

596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless

Event
1988

NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs St Louis Blues

Event
1988

NBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics

Event
1988

Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow

Event
1988

Benazir Bhutto named 1st female PM of a Moslem country (Pakistan)

Event
1989

East Germany drops communist monopoly from its constitution

Event
1989

Mark Langston signs record $3.2 million per year Cal Angels contract

Event
1989

"Day Without Art"-Artists demonstrate against AIDS

Event