December 7: Day of the Week
December 7, 2020 is the 342nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 24 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 7 Historical Event(s)
- 1696Connecticut Route 108, third oldest highway in Connecticut, is laid out to Trumbull.
- 1776Marquis de Lafayette arranges to enter the American military as a major general.
- 1917World War I: The United States declares war on Austria-Hungary.
- 1949Chinese Civil War: The government of Republic of China moves from Nanking to Taipei.
- 1989Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran complete their trilogy of boxing fights nine years after their first two fights, at the opening of the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada; Leonard retains his WBC world Super Middleweight title by a 12 round unanimous decision.
- 1993The Long Island Rail Road massacre: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
- 1995The Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, a little more than six years after it was launched by Space Shuttle Atlantis during Mission STS-34.
- 1999The Recording Industry Association of America files a lawsuit against the Napster file-sharing client alleging copyright infringement.
- 2003The Conservative Party of Canada is officially recognized after the merger of the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
- 2005Rigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of U.S. federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.
Who were born on December 7?
- 1862Paul Adam, French novelist (d. 1920)
- 1887Ernst Toch, Austrian composer (d. 1964)
- 1915Eli Wallach, American actor
- 1930Hal Smith, American baseball player
- 1955John Watkins, Australian politician
- 1975Jamie Clapham, English footballer
- 1976Georges Laraque, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1979Derek Ramsay, Filipino actor and model
- 1984Aaron Gray, American basketball player
- 1984Robert Kubica, the first Polish Formula One racing driver
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