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 This day in History - December 7
333 Historic Events for December 7
1988

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

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1988

6.9 earthquake in Armenia, Spitak destroyed, 60,000 killed

Event
1988

Gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN

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1988

NY Islanders fire Simpson, Arbour new coach

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1988

Earthquake in Armenia (>25,000 killed, 5,000,000 homeless)

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1988

Armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die)

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1988

Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC

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1989

C Coleman and D Zippel's musical "City of Angels," premieres in NYC

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1990

Iraqi parliment endorses Saddam's decision to free hostages

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1990

Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement

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1990

Delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52

Death
1990

Horst Bienek, writer, dies at 60

Death
1990

Joan Bennett, US actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80

Death
1991

A J Kitt, US, wins World Skiing Cup

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1992

Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79

Death
1992

Vincent Gardenia, actor (Moonstruck, LA Law), dies at 71

Death
1992

Ruth Corbett Thom, dies after long illness at 78

Death
1992

Galileo spacecraft passes North Pole of Moon (Peary Crater)

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1993

Janet Margolin, actress (David and Lisa), dies of ovarian cancer at 50

Death
1993

F‚lix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88

Death
1993

Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery

Event
1993

Henri Konan B‚di‚ names himself President of Ivory coast

Event
1994

Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58

Death
1994

5th Billboard Music Awards

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1994

Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide

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