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Today in History - December 7

Sunday, Dec 7 2014 by kjfitz
1941 - The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.



  


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Today in History - December 6

Saturday, Dec 6 2014 by kjfitz
1790 - Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania became the seat of the United States Congress.



1983 - In Session, a blues album by Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, was recorded recorded live for television at CHCH-TV studios.



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Today in History - December 5

Friday, Dec 5 2014 by kjfitz
1758 - Holy Trinity Cathedral was consecrated.



1979 - Execution Rocks Lighthouse was refitted with a white flashing modern optics eliminationg the need for a lighthouse keeper..



  


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Today in History - December 4

Thursday, Dec 4 2014 by kjfitz
1993 - Hornické Muzeum OKD (mining museum) opened.



2012 - Far Cry 3, an open world first-person shooter video game, is released in North America.



  


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F-35 Lightning II

Wednesday, Dec 3 2014 by kjfitz
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, all weather stealth multirole fighters undergoing testing and final development. The fifth generation combat aircraft is designed to perform ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense missions.



  


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Today in History - December 3

Wednesday, Dec 3 2014 by kjfitz
2001 - The Segway PT was unveiled.



2010 - 'Light Source' by David Annand was commissioned to commemorate the 100 years anniversary of the Federation of Stoke-on-Trent.



  


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Egan Frantz - Painter

Tuesday, Dec 2 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - December 2

Tuesday, Dec 2 2014 by kjfitz
1981 - The Sovereign Hotel was added to the United States' National Register of Historic Places.



1991 - Poland recognized Ukraine.



  


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This Week's Birthdays - Week of December 1

Monday, Dec 1 2014 by kjfitz
December 1, 1985 - Janelle Monáe, an American R&B / soul musician signed to Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.



December 2, 1923 - Maria Callas, an American born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century.



December 3, 1985 - Amanda Michelle Seyfried, an American actress and model.



December 4, 1944 - Dennis Carl Wilson, an American drummer, singer and songwriter best known as a founding member of the rock band The Beach Boys.



December 5, 1839 - George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars.



December 6, 1824 - Emmanuel Frémiet, a French sculptor.



December 7, 1928 - Avram Noam Chomsky, an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, political critic, and activist.



  


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Today in History - December 1

Monday, Dec 1 2014 by kjfitz
1866 - Pedestrians are first allowed to cross the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge.



1942 - The USS Arizona is struck from the Navy's list of ships.



  


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