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December 7 is the 341th day of the year (342th in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 24.

Railways

  • 7 December 1884 The Hejaz Governor and Commander Osman Nuri Pasha presented his master's title titled ve The Peace and Punjabi in the Future and the Islamic Isla Khate, to the Sultan and the Babıali. Layiha, Damascus, Hijaz and Yemen between the penitentiary and telegraph lines of the laying of the Hijaz and Yemen provinces were emphasized that it is important against the dangers from outside.

Olaylar

  • 1787 - Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1836 - Martin Van Buren is elected 8th President of the United States.
  • 1905 - The Moscow Uprising begins. There were fierce clashes between the Tsarist armies and the insurgents, who entered Moscow.
  • 1917 – World War I: The United States declares war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • 1920 – Turkish People's Participation Party was founded.
  • 1921 – The liberation of Kilis from the French occupation.
  • 1922 – Political humor magazine Akbaba started its publication life.
  • 1923 – In the elections held in the United Kingdom; The Conservative Party received 257 seats, the Labor Party 191, the Liberal Party 158 seats.
  • 1932 – Muhsin Ertuğrul's movie “A Nation Awakens” was screened.
  • 1934 – The Turkish Women's Union celebrated the right of women to elect and be elected to parliament with a rally in Istanbul.
  • 1941 – II. World War II: Canada; Finland declared war on Hungary, Romania and Japan.
  • 1941 – Attack on Pearl Harbor: Japanese aircraft bombard the American naval base Pearl Harbor. 5 warships, 14 ships, 200 aircraft were destroyed, 2400 people were killed.
  • 1944 – The first fascicle of the Istanbul Encyclopedia, published by Reşat Ekrem Koçu, was published.
  • 1958 – Hulahup is banned on the streets of Istanbul.
  • 1961 – MGK held its first meeting under the Presidency of Prime Minister İsmet İnönü.
  • 1972 - Apollo 17 set off on a mission to the Moon.
  • 1973 – The Islamic Development Bank was established by 7 member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference in order to develop the underdeveloped Islamic countries.
  • 1975 – Indonesia occupied East Timor.
  • 1979 – Istanbul University Faculty of Economics lecturer Prof. Dr. Cavit Orhan Tütengil was killed. A leaflet signed "Anti Terrorist Union" was left at the scene.
  • 1983 – An Iberian Boeing 727 and a DC-9 collide on the runway of Madrid Airport in dense fog: 93 people are killed.
  • 1987 – In Paso Robles, California, a passenger plane crashes: 43 people are killed.
  • 1988 – A 6,9 magnitude earthquake hits Armenia: over 25.000 dead, over 15.000 injured, 400.000 left homeless.
  • 1996 – The trial of students who opened a banner to protest the fees in the Turkish Grand National Assembly ended; young people were sentenced to a total of 96 years.
  • 2002 – 18 people were killed and 200 injured in the bomb attacks on four theaters in Bangladesh.
  • 2002 – Miss Turkey Azra Akın was selected as Miss World at the 51st Miss World Contest held in London.
  • 2004 - Hamid Karzai took office as President of Afghanistan.
  • 2009 – Reşadiye attack: An ambush took place in the Sazak village of Tokat's Reşadiye district, in which 7 gendarmes were martyred.

births

  • 903 – Abdurrahman as-Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)
  • 967 – Ebu Said-i Ebu'l-Hayr, Sufi, poet from Khorasan (d. 1049)
  • 1595 – Injo was the 16th king of the Joseon Kingdom (d. 1649)
  • 1598 – Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian sculptor (d. 1680)
  • 1764 – Claude Victor-Perrin, French field marshal (d. 1841)
  • 1823 – Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician and logician (d. 1891)
  • 1863 – Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (d. 1945)
  • 1873 - Willa Cather, American novelist (d. 1947)
  • 1875 – Hüseyin Cahit Yalçın, Turkish journalist and writer (d. 1957)
  • 1893 – Fay Bainter, American film and stage actress (d. 1968)
  • 1893 - Hermann Balck, II. Nazi Germany's Wehrmacht general during World War II (d. 1982)
  • 1905 – Gerard Kuiper, Dutch astronomer, planetary scientist, and author (d. 1973)
  • 1909 – Nikola Vaptsarov, Bulgarian poet (d. 1942)
  • 1915 – Leigh Brackett, American author (d. 1978)
  • 1915 – Eli Wallach, American actress and Emmy Award winner (d. 2014)
  • 1916 Yekaterina Budanova, Soviet pilot (d. 1943)
  • 1919 – Ceyhun Atuf Kansu, Turkish writer, poet and doctor (d. 1978)
  • 1920 – Tatamkhulu Africa, South African writer, poet, and activist (d. 2002)
  • 1920 – Walter Nowotny, II. Austrian Luftwaffe fighter Ace Pilot in World War II (d. 1944)
  • 1924 – Mário Soares, former Portuguese prime minister (d. 2017)
  • 1928 – Noam Chomsky, American linguist, political scientist, and author
  • 1932 - Ellen Burstyn, Oscar-winning American actress
  • 1932 – Oktay Ekşi, Turkish journalist
  • 1933 – Sevket Kazan, Turkish politician and lawyer (d. 2020)
  • 1935 – Armando Manzanero, Mexican bolero singer, songwriter, composer, and pianist (d. 2020)
  • 1937 – Thad Cochran, American politician (d. 2019)
  • 1938 – Oben Güney, Turkish theater artist (d. 1993)
  • 1940 – İsmail Kahraman, Turkish lawyer and politician
  • 1942 – Yavuz Özışık, Turkish pianist and musician (d. 2017)
  • 1945 – Güzin Özyağcılar, Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actress
  • 1948 – Tom Waits, American musician
  • 1949 – Tom Waits, American singer, composer, and actor
  • 1952 - Susan Collins was an American businesswoman and politician.
  • 1956 - Larry Bird, American basketball player
  • 1957 – Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigerian diplomat and political scientist
  • 1958 Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1960 – Abdellatif Kechiche, Tunisian-French actor, film director, and screenwriter
  • 1962 – Imad Mughniyeh, one of the most senior founding members of the Islamic Jihad Organization and Hezbollah (d. 2008)
  • 1964 – Peter Laviolette, American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1965 – Colin Hendry, Scottish international football player and manager
  • 1965 – Jeffrey Wright, American actor
  • 1966 – C. Thomas Howell, American actor
  • 1968 – Esra Dermancıoğlu, Turkish TV and movie actress
  • 1970 – Mr. J (Jerfi Benveniste), Italian-born Turkish radio broadcaster and DJ
  • 1971 - Vladimir Akopian, Armenian chess grandmaster
  • 1971 – Chasey Lain, American porn actress
  • 1972 – Tammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler
  • 1973 – İbrahim Kutluay, Turkish basketball player
  • 1973 - Damien Rice, Irish singer
  • 1977 – Dominic Howard, English musician and drummer for the band Muse
  • 1978 - Shiri Appleby, American actress
  • 1979 – Sara Bareilles, American singer, songwriter, and pianist
  • 1980 – John George Terry, English football player
  • 1981 – Tuba Ünsal, Turkish actress and model
  • 1984 – Robert Kubica, Polish Formula 1 driver
  • 1985 – Jon Moxley, American professional wrestler and actor
  • 1987 – Aaron Carter, American singer and actor
  • 1988 – Emily Browning, Australian actress, singer and model
  • 1989 – Vladan Giljen, Montenegrin football player
  • 1989 – Nicholas Hoult, English actor
  • 1990 – Urszula Radwańska, Polish tennis player
  • 1994 – Yuzuru Hanyū, Japanese figure skater

Weapon

  • 43 BC – Cicero, Roman politician and writer (b. 106) BC
  • 283 - Eutychianus, pope from January 4, 275 until his death on December 7, 283
  • 983 – II. Otto, Holy Roman Empire (b. 955)
  • 1803 – Küçük Hüseyin Pasha, Ottoman statesman and Chief Admiral (b. 1757)
  • 1815 – Michel Ney, French field marshal and military commander (b. 1769)
  • 1886 – Johann Philipp Becker, German revolutionary (b. 1809)
  • 1894 – Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and entrepreneur (who created the Suez Canal) (b. 1805)
  • 1895 – Dürrinev Kadınefendi, first wife of Sultan Abdülaziz and chief lady (b. 1835)
  • 1906 – Élie Ducommun, Swiss writer (b. 1833)
  • 1930 – Noe Ramishvili, Georgian politician (b. 1881)
  • 1936 – Osman Nuri Birgi, Turkish academic, politician and doctor (b. 1872)
  • 1947 – Nicholas Murray Butler, American educator, politician, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1862)
  • 1955 – Fatin Gökmen, Turkish astronomer (b. 1877)
  • 1956 – Reşat Nuri Güntekin, Turkish novelist, storyteller and playwright (b. 1889)
  • 1960 – Clara Haskil, Romanian pianist (b. 1895)
  • 1974 – Mehmed Muhiddin Sevilen (Imaginary Little Ali), Turkish Karagöz player (b.1886)
  • 1974 – Pierre Renouvin, French diplomat and historian (b. 1893)
  • 1975 – Thornton Wilder, American playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner (b. 1897)
  • 1979 – Cavit Orhan Tütengil, Turkish scientist and writer (killed) (b. 1921)
  • 1985 – Robert Graves, English academic, poet and novelist (b. 1895)
  • 1990 – Joan Bennett, American actress (b. 1910)
  • 1992 – Cengiz Tuncer, Turkish politician (b. 1942)
  • 1992 – Şahin Kaygun, Turkish photographer and graphic artist (b. 1951)
  • 1992 – Félix Houphouët-Boigny, first president of Ivory Coast (b. 1905)
  • 1993 – Abidin Dino, Turkish painter (b. 1913)
  • 1998 – Martin Rodbell, American biochemist (b. 1925)
  • 2006 – Suat Sayın, Turkish composer, lyricist and vocalist (b. 1932)
  • 2007 – Erhan Bener, Turkish writer (b. 1929)
  • 2011 – Harry Morgan, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 2013 – Édouard Molinaro, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1928)
  • 2016 – Junayd Jamshid, Pakistani musician, singer and fashion designer (b. 1964)
  • 2016 – Paul Elvström, Danish sailor. (b. 1928)
  • 2016 – İsmet Sezgin, Turkish politician (b. 1928)
  • 2017 – Süleyman Dilbirliği, Turkish soldier (b. 1926)
  • 2017 – Philippe Maystadt, Belgian politician (b. 1948)
  • 2017 – Steve Reevis, American film and television actor (b. 1962)
  • 2018 – Belisario Betancur, Colombian politician, writer and lawyer (b. 1923)
  • 2018 – Ljupka Cundeva, Macedonian actress, actress (b. 1934)
  • 2018 – Shmuel Flatto-Sharon, Israeli businessman, presenter and politician (b. 1930)
  • 2018 – Håkan Jeppsson, Swedish businessman and sports executive (b. 1961)
  • 2019 – Ron Saunders, English former football player and manager (b. 1932)
  • 2019 – Zaza Uruşadze, Georgian film director, screenwriter and producer (b. 1965)
  • 2020 – Fred Akers, American football player and coach (b. 1938)
  • 2020 – Tihomir Arsić, Serbian actor (b. 1957)
  • 2020 – Divya Bhatnagar, Indian actress (b. 1986)
  • 2020 – Jean-François Charbonnier, former French professional football player (b. 1959)
  • 2020 – Natalie Desselle Reid, American actress (b. 1967)
  • 2020 – Phyllis Eisenstein, American novelist (b. 1946)
  • 2020 – İrfan Gürpınar, Turkish politician (b. 1943)
  • 2020 – Katarzyna Łaniewska, Polish actress, politician and activist (b. 1933)
  • 2020 – Sean Malone, American musician (b. 1970)
  • 2020 – Lidia Menapace, Italian resistance fighter and politician (b. 1924)
  • 2020 – Janusz Sanocki, Polish politician (b. 1954)
  • 2020 – Ildegarda Taffra, Italian skier (b. 1934)
  • 2020 – Chuck Yeager, American pilot (b. 1923)

Holidays and special occasions

  • Mevlana Week (7-17 December)
  • World Civil Aviation Day
  • Storm: Zemheri Storm

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