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 This day in History - December 21
361 Historic Events for December 21
1972

Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70

Death
1973

Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US and USSR meet in Geneva

Event
1973

Mike Alstott, fullback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Birth
1974

Richard Long, actor (Nanny and Professor), dies at 47

Death
1974

Raymond Austin, cornerback/safety (NY Jets)

Birth
1974

Karrie Webb, Ayr Queensland Aus, LPGA golfer (1994 Aust Strokeplay)

Birth
1974

Tommie Boyd, wide reciever (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1975

William Lundigan, announcer (CBS Mystery Theater), dies at 61

Death
1975

Buffalo Sabres set NHL record of 40 points beating Caps 14-2 scoring 5 goals vs Washington Caps in 4:57

Event
1975

Madagascar adopts constitution

Event
1975

64th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Czechoslovakia in Stockholm (3-2)

Event
1975

"Very Good Eddie" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 307 performances

Event
1975

"Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances

Event
1975

1st NY Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins)

Event
1976

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1976

UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring 1979-Year of Child

Event
1976

Patricia R Harris named secretary of HUD

Event
1976

20th Islander shut-out opponent-Billy Smith 3-0 vs Bruins

Event
1976

Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies

Death
1978

Michael Vitar, LA Calif, actor (D2, D3, Sunset Grill, Sandlot Kids)

Birth
1978

Amber Corwin, Harbor City Ca, figure skater (1997 National Sr - 5th)

Birth
1978

"Broadway Musical" opens/closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC

Event
1978

Police in Des Plaines Ill, arrest John Wayne Gacy Jr for murder

Event
1979

Zimbabwe adopts constitution

Event
1979

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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