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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1974

Walter Lippmann, US journalist (One of Dynasty), dies at 85

Death
1975

"Treemonisha" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 64 performances

Event
1975

James Cotton, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics)

Birth
1975

Arthur Treacher, TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81

Death
1975

6 So Moluccan terrorists surrender, holding 23 hostages for 12 days

Event
1975

Inga Drozdova, Latvia, playmate (Nov, 1997)

Birth
1975

Tamecka Dixon, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)

Birth
1975

WCPR (Bkln NY pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

Event
1976

Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Dutch Liberal/social dem abortion laws

Event
1977

Test Cricket debut of Abdul Qadir, v England at Lahore

Event
1977

War criminal Pieter Menten sentenced in Amsterdam to 15 years

Event
1977

"Saturday Night Fever,"starring John Travolta, premieres in NYC

Event
1977

Egypt and Israel reps gather in Cairo for 1st formal peace conference

Event
1977

Tisha Dabber, Shelbyville Indiana, actress (New Mickey Mouse Club)

Birth
1977

Red Sox trade Fergie Jenkins to Rangers for John Poloni and cash

Event
1978

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1978

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1978

"Ballroom" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 116 performances

Event
1979

Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies

Death
1979

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1980

Elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59

Death
1980

At 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon

Event
1980

"Onward Victoria" opens/closes at Martin Beck NYC for 1 performance

Event
1980

Anders Kailur scores on 6th Islander penalty shot

Event
1980

Minn Vikings pass for 456 yards against Cleve Browns, winning 28-24

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