Dec. 2: Artificial Heart Transplant 1982
1982 Artificial Heart Implanted
Sixty-one-year-old Barney Clark became the first to receive a permanent artificial heart. The procedure was performed at the University of Utah. Clark was too old to qualify for a human heart transplant. Clark lived for 112 days on the artificial heart.
1988 Benazir Bhutto Becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan
Benazir Bhutto was the first woman to lead a modern Muslim nation. She was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan on Dec. 4, 1988.
1992 Elie Wiesel Visits Bosnia
Elie Wiesel talked to Serbian leader Milosevic about the violence in Yugoslavia.
1924 Alexander Haig
1939 Harry Reid
1946 Gianni Versace
1963 Ann Patchett
1968 Lucy Liu
1981 Britney Spears
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