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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • William Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope (1849)
  • "What's Wrong With this Pic?" closes at Circle in Sq New York City after 12 perf (1994)
  • "I Love Lucy" Christmas episode, shown for 1st time in over 30 years (1989)
  • U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR (1962)
  • WAIQ TV channel 26 in Montgomery, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting (1962)
  • Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant (1406)
  • 1st Candlelight Processional (1971)
  • Norman, Couples and Azinger wins LPGA Wendy's 3-Tour Golf Challenge (1994)
  • Yanks sign Dick Williams as manager, overturned later by AL Pres (1973)
  • Dutch Antilles: premier Boy Rozendal points independence off (1977)
  • Bruce Sprinsteen's concert at Madison Square Garden (1980)
  • Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden (1118)
  • Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleveland Indians president (1952)
  • Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future pres, marries Asif Ali Zardari (1987)
  • Clarke runs world record 10k (28:15.6) (1963)
  • English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation (1621)
  • India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu (1961)
  • Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony, premieres (1892)
  • "A Star is Born," with Barbra Striesand, premieres (1976)
  • German submarine U-434 sinks (1941)

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