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December 23 is the 357th day of the year (358th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 8 days remaining. November 2007 is the eleventh month of that year and has yet to occur. ... December 2007 is the twelfth month of that year and has yet to occur. ... January 2008 is the first month of the year and has yet to occur. ... is the 335th day of the year (336th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... December 23, 2004 An earthquake of moment magnitude 8. ... December 23, 2003 The Supreme Court of Canada announces (in a 6-3 decision) that the criminalization of marijuana was not unconstitutional. ... December 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December - → // Events December 31, 2002 United States troops get into a brief gun battle with paramilitary forces of the Warzirstan Scouts of Pakistan, in a remote tribal area along the undefined Afghan/Pakistani border, in Paktia Province... 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Events: December 2 - Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection five days after Dynegy canceled a US$8. ... 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in December, 2000. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... For the 1921 film starring Fatty Arbuckle, see Leap Year (film). ... For the calendar of religious holidays and periods, see liturgical year. ...


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1493 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hartmann Schedel, a german humanist and historian (* February 13, 1440 in Nuremberg, † November 28, 1514 in Nuremberg), was one of the first cartographers to make use of the printing press. ... Depiction of God creating the world Juvenal The Nuremberg Chronicle is one of the best documented early printed books. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and in 1789 was elected the first President of the United States of America. ... Commander-in-Chief (in NATO-lingo often C-in-C or CINC pronounced sink) is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state. ... Illustration depicting uniforms and weapons used during the 1779 to 1783 period of the American Revolution by showing four soldiers standing in an informal group General George Washington, was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army on June 15, 1775. ... Maryland State House (back) The Maryland State House is the state capitol of Maryland, and is located in Annapolis. ... “Annapolis” redirects here. ... Year 1793 (MDCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Savenay is a commune of the Loire-Atlantique département in France. ... Insignia of the Royalist insurgents during the Revolt in the Vendée (1793) Chouans were insurrectionary royalists in France, in particular Brittany, during the French Revolution, and even for a time under the Empire (from 1793 to 1815), when their headquarters were in London. ... Flag of the so-called Armée Royale et Catholique (Royal and Catholic Army) from Vendée Insigna of the royalist insurgents During the French Revolution, the 1793-1796 uprising in the Vendée, variously known as the Uprising, Insurrection, Revolt, Vendéan Rebellion, or Wars in the Vendée... The French Revolution (1789–1815) was a period of political and social upheaval in the political history of France and Europe as a whole, during which the French governmental structure, previously an absolute monarchy with feudal privileges for the aristocracy and Catholic clergy, underwent radical change to forms based on... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Cover of a 1912 edition of the poem, illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... van Gogh redirects here. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Federal Reserve Act, also known as the Act of December 23, 1913, ch. ... Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924), was the twenty-eighth President of the United States. ... The Federal Reserve System is headquartered in the Eccles Building on Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve System (also the Federal Reserve; informally The Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Battle of Magdhaba Conflict First World War Date 23 December 1916 Place Sinai peninsula, Australia, New Zealand Ottoman Empire Commanders Gen. ... In general, allies are people or groups that have joined an alliance and are working together to achieve some common purpose. ... Sinai Peninsula, Gulf of Suez (west), Gulf of Aqaba (east) from Space Shuttle STS-40 For other uses of the word Sinai, please see: Sinai (disambiguation). ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Established by Rabindranath Tagore in 1921, the Visva Bharati University (Bangla: বিশ্ব-ভারতী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়), located at Santiniketan, West Bengal in India is a Central University. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Buenos Aires Convention was a treaty proposed in 1910 which provided for copyright protection in all countries that were signatory to the convention, for a work created in any member country, where the work carries a notice containing a statement of reservation of rights. ... Not to be confused with copywriting. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Vickers corporation, founded as the Vickers company in 1828, was a British manufacturer, primarily of military equipment. ... The Vickers Wellington was a twin-engine, medium bomber designed in the mid-1930s at Brooklands in Weybridge, Surrey, by Vickers-Armstrongs Chief Designer, R.K. Pierson. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Imperial Japanese Army (&#22823;&#26085;&#26412;&#24093;&#22269;&#38520;&#36557; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun) was in existence from the Meiji Reformation to the end of World War II. It was created to replace the traditional Japanese samurai with a modern Western-style conscript army. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Assorted discrete transistors A transistor is a semiconductor device, commonly used as an amplifier or an electrically controlled switch. ... Bell Telephone Laboratories or Bell Labs was originally the research and development arm of the United States Bell System, and was the premier corporate facility of its type, developing a range of revolutionary technologies from telephone switches to specialized coverings for telephone cables, to the transistor. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE), also known as the Tokyo Trials, the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal or simply as the Tribunal, was convened to try the leaders of the Empire of Japan for three types of crimes: Class A (crimes against peace), Class B (war crimes... Sugamo Prison (Sugamo Kōchi-sho,KyÅ«jitai:巢鴨拘置所,Shinjitai:巣鴨拘置所) was built in the 1920s for political prisoners, using the prisons of Europe as a model. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the former commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, see Joseph Philip Robert Murray. ... The Peter Bent Brigham Hospital was established in Boston in 1913. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tokyo Tower ) is a tower in Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan ( ). It is 332. ... Coordinates: Country Nicaragua Department Managua Municipality Managua Founded 1819 Seat of the Government 1852 Capital of the Nation 1857  - Mayor Dionisio Marenco Area    - City 544 km²  - Urban 173. ... An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, also known less formally as the Andes flight disaster, was an airline flight carrying 45 people that crashed in the Andes on October 13, 1972. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... The Immaculate Reception is the nickname given to one of the most controversial plays in the history of American football. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Combatants USSR DRA Mujahideen of Afghanistan supported by: USA Saudi Arabia Pakistan Iran China and others. ... Soviet redirects here. ... For other places with the same name, see Kabul (disambiguation). ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... EPA redirects here. ... Dioxin is the common name for the group of compounds classified as polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs). ... Times Beach, Missouri was a small town of 2,240 residents in St. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Voyager returning from its flight The Scaled Composites Model 76 Voyager aircraft was the first to fly around the world without stopping or refueling. ... Richard “Dick” Rutan (born July 1, 1938) is an aviator who is most famous for flying the Voyager aircraft around the world non-stop with the assistance of Jeana Yeager. ... Jeana Yeager (born May 18, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an aviator, most famous for flying with Dick Rutan on a non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Voyager aircraft in 1986 from December 14 to December 23. ... Edwards Air Force Base (IATA: EDW, ICAO: KEDW) is a United States Air Force airbase located on the border of Kern County and Los Angeles County, California in the Antelope Valley, 7 miles (11 km) due east of Rosamond. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... // The territory of present day Slovenia under the Roman Empire In ancient times Celts and Illyrians inhabited the territory of present-day Slovenia. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia, or literary The Land of South Slavs) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... At Paris Air Show 2007 The MQ-1 Predator is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which the U.S. Air Force describes as a MALE (medium-altitude, long-endurance) UAV system. ... MiG 25 Foxbat The MiG-25 (NATO reporting name Foxbat) is a high-speed interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft produced by the Soviet Unions Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Macquarie Island lies in the southwest corner of the Pacific Ocean, about half-way between Australia and Antarctica. ... An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL, Azeri: AzÉ™rbaycan Hava Yolları) is the national airline of the former soviet republic of Azerbaijan based in Baku. ... Baku (or Bak&#305; (Baky) pronounced ba-KEY, &#1041;&#1072;&#1082;&#1091; or Bak&#305; in Azeri, &#1576;&#1575;&#1705;&#1608; (Baku) in Persian) is the capital of Azerbaijan Republic. ... Aktau is a city in Kazakhstan and a seaport to the Caspian Sea. ... A Declaration of War is a formal declaration issued by a national government indicating that a state of war exists between that nation, and one or more others. ... Adré is an administrative district in Chad. ...

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Events Roman emperor Philip the Arabian entrusted future emperor Gaius Messius Quintus Trajanus with an important command on the Danube Trieu Thi Trinh Vietnamese warrior women begins her three year resistance against the invading Chinese. ... This article is about the Queen of the Palmyrene Empire who conquered Egypt. ... Canonization of Saint Thomas à Becket, buried at Canterbury Castle at Abergavenny was seized by the Welsh. ... Duke Louis I of Bavaria (German: Ludwig I der Kelheimer, Herzog von Bayern, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein) (Kelheim, 23 December 1173 – 15 September 1231 in Kelheim) was the Duke of Bavaria in 1183 and the Count of Palatinate of the Rhine in 1214. ... // Events Ardengus becomes bishop of Florence. ... 1513 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Thomas Smith (December 23, 1513–August 12, 1577), was an English scholar and diplomat. ... Events March 17 - formation of the Cathay Company to send Martin Frobisher back to the New World for more gold May 28 - Publication of the Bergen Book, better known as the Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord, one of the Lutheran confessional writings. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... John III (Johan III) (December 23, 1537 – November 17, 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. ... Year 1592 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Gregorian Calendar switch: Year 1582 involved conversion to the Gregorian calendar. ... Severo Bonini (December 23, 1582 - December 5, 1663) was an Italian composer, organist and writer on music. ... Year 1663 (MDCLXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see: 1597 (number). ... Martin Opitz von Boberfeld (December 23, 1597 – August 20, 1639), German poet, was born in Bolesławiec (Bunzlau) in Silesia, the son of a prosperous citizen. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Carl Gustaf Wrangel Carl Gustaf Wrangel (December 23, 1613 - July 5, 1676) was a Swedish soldier. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (23 December 1621 - 12 October 1678) was an English magistrate whose mysterious death caused anti-Catholic uproar in England. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham (23 December 1621 - 1682), lord chancellor of England, was descended from an old family, many of whose members had attained to high legal eminence, and was the eldest son of Sir Heneage Finch, recorder of London, by his first wife Frances, daughter of Sir... The Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, or Lord Chancellor and prior to the Union the Chancellor of England and the Lord Chancellor of Scotland, is a senior and important functionary in the government of the United Kingdom, and its predecessor states. ... Year 1682 (MDCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1689 (MDCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (born December 23, 1689 in Thionville; died October 28, 1755 in Roissy-en-Brie) was a French baroque composer of instrumental music, cantatas, opera ballets, and vocal music. ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Events February 23 - First performance of Handels Orlando, in London June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. ... [[Media: ]] Richard Arkwright Sir Richard Arkwright (23 December 1732 – 3 August 1792) to Ellen and Thomas Arkwright he was an Englishman credited with the spinning frame — later renamed the water frame following the transition to water power. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... Ippolit Fyodorovich Bogdanovich (December 23, 1743, Perevolochna – January 18, 1803, Kursk) was a Russian classicist author of light poetry, best known for his long poem Dushenka (1778). ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... Frederick Augustus I of Saxony Frederick Augustus I (German: ; December 23, 1750 - May 5, 1827) was King of Saxony (1805-1827) from the House of Wettin. ... Year 1827 (MDCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1777 (MDCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Aleksandr I Pavlovich (Russian: Александр I Павлович) (December 23, 1777–December 1, 1825?), was Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801-1 December 1825 and Ruler of Poland from 1815–1825, as well as the first Grand Duke of Finland. ... Year 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1790 (MDCCXC) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jean-François Champollion For the Champollion comet rendezvous spacecraft, see Champollion (spacecraft). ... Year 1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph Smith redirects here. ... For other uses, see Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (disambiguation). ... Jan. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate (December 23, 1819 - December 24, 1889), Dutch divine, prose writer and poet, was born at The Hague. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Wilhelm Bauer Wilhelm Bauer (December 23, 1822 - June 20, 1875) built several hand-powered submarines. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Richard Conner (December 23, 1843 - November 4, 1924) was an American Civil War Union Army soldier who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in action. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Henry Brougham Guppy FRS (23 December 1854 - 23 April 1926) was a British botanist. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Zorka of Montenegro Princess Ljubica, better known as Princess Zorka (1864-1890), born Ljubica Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro (Љубица Петровић-Његош) became Princess Petar Karađorđević in Serbia. ... Year 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Sarah Breedlove Madam C.J. Walker or Madame Charles Joseph Walker (December 23, 1867–May 25, 1919) was an African American philanthropist and tycoon who made her fortune developing i like cheese a lot a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Stephen Timoshenko Stephen P. Timoshenko or Stepan Prokofyevich Timoshenko (Ukrainian: , Russian: , December 23, 1878 – May 29, 1972), is reputed to be the father of modern engineering mechanics. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Pierre Brissaud (December 23, 1885- 1964) was a French Art Deco illustrator, painter and engraver. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Alexandr Rodchenko (November 23(Old Style) December 5(New Style), 1891 in St. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ğ: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Otto Soglow (December 23, 1900-April 3, 1975) was an American cartoonist best known for his comic strip The Little King. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Norman Fitzroy Maclean (23 December 1902 in Clarinda, Iowa — 2 August 1990 in Chicago, Illinois) was an American author and scholar most noted for his books A River Runs Through It and Other Stories (1976) and Young Men and Fire (1992). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Avraham Stern Avraham Stern (Hebrew: אברהם שטרן Avraham Shtern), alias Yair (Hebrew: יאיר) (December 23, 1907 - February 12, 1942) was the founder and leader of the Zionist underground organization later known as Lehi and also known as the Stern Gang. Stern was born in Suwalki, Poland, immigrated to Israel in 1925, and studied... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Yousuf Karsh - Self portrait Yousuf Karsh, CC (December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was a Canadian photographer of Armenian birth, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Niels Kaj Jerne (December 23, 1911 - October 7, 1994) was a British-Danish-Swedish (English-born) immunologist. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... James Gregory (December 23, 1911 - September 16, 2002) was a great American character actor noted for playing brash roles such as McCarthy-like Senator Joseph Iselin in the Manchurian Candidate (1962) and loudmouthed Inspector Luger in Barney Miller (TV-Series 1975 - 1982). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt (born December 23, 1918) is a German Social Democratic politician. ... The head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (German: Kanzler). ... José Greco (December 23, 1918 – January 3, 2001) was a flamenco dancer and choreographer. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Guy Beaulne (23 December 1921 – 1 October 2001) was a French Canadian actor and theatre director. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Micheline Ostermeyer (December 23, 1922-October 18, 2001) was a French athlete and pianist. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Günther Schifter Günther Schifter (born December 23, 1923) is an Austrian journalist, radio presenter and record collector. ... Claudio Scimone (b. ... Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale (December 23, 1923 – July 5, 2005) was one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Onofre Agustín Marimón was a Formula One driver from Zárate, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926 in Madison, Minnesota) is a poet, author, and leader of the Mythopoetic Mens Movement in the United States. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chronis Aidonidis (Greek:Χρόνης Αηδονίδης) is a Greek singer. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chesney Henry Chet Baker Jr. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronnie Schell is a U.S. actor and stand-up comedian. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Emperor Akihito reads the Speech from the Throne to the Japanese Diet His Imperial Majesty Akihito (&#26126;&#20161;) (born December 23, 1933) is the current and 125th Emperor of Japan. ... For the CPR ocean liner, see Empress of Japan. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an outstanding all-around athlete who played college basketball but is best known as an American football player. ... Esther Mae Jones (1935-1984) who performed as Little Esther and as Esther Phillips, was an American singer; she performed in the pop, country, jazz, and rhythm and blues fields, including soul music. ... This article is about the year. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Frederic Forrest (born December 23, 1936 in Waxahachie, Texas) is an American actor. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barney Rosenzweig at an April 2007 book fair in Los Angeles Barney Rosenzweig (born December 23, 1937 in Los Angeles, California) is an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winning television producer. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Robert E. Kahn, (born December 23, 1938), along with Vinton G. Cerf, invented the TCP/IP protocol, the technology used to transmit information on the modern Internet. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Robert Bob Labine(born on December 23, 1940 in Gatineau, Quebec) was a Quebec politician in Gatineau, Quebec. ... Motto: Ursus super montem ivit Area: 342. ... Eugene Record Eugene Record (December 23, 1940 – July 22, 2005) was lead vocalist of The Chi-Lites during the 1960s and 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Tim Hardin (December 23, 1941 – December 29, 1980) was a United States folk musician and composer who was a part of the 1960s Greenwich Village folk scene and performer at the Woodstock Festival. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Peterman is a well-known catalog and retail entrepreneur from Lexington, Kentucky who operates The J Peterman Company. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov Russian: Михаил Леонидович Громов (born December 23, 1943, also known as Mikhael Gromov, Michael Gromov, or Misha Gromov) is a mathematician known for important contributions in many different areas of geometry, especially metric geometry, symplectic geometry, and geometric group theory. ... Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American comedic actor and writer. ... Ronald Frederick Allen (born December 23, 1943 in Wampum, Pennsylvania) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball, and the brother of baseball All-Star Dick Allen and outfielder-infielder Hank Allen. ... Mary Elizabeth Hartman (December 23, 1943 – June 10, 1987) was an American actress best known for her performance in the 1965 film A Patch of Blue, a role for which she won a Golden Globe for Most Promising Female Newcomer and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Her Majesty Queen Silvia (Silvia Renate Sommerlath), styled Her Majesty The Queen, was born on 23 December 1943 in Heidelberg in Germany. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wesley Kanne Clark (born December 23, 1944) is a retired four-star general of the United States Army. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Ron Bushy was a co-founder of the rock band Iron Butterfly. ... For other uses, see Iron Butterfly (disambiguation). ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edita Gruberova (born December 23, 1946) is a Czechoslovakian opera singer who is one of the most acclaimed coloraturas of recent decades. ... Susan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is a Daytime Emmy Award winning actress. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Heikki Lahtinen (born December 23, 1947 in Ruovesi) is a Finnish race walker. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jack Raphael Ham, Jr. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Adrian Belew in concert, November 2006. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... (Another Michael Burgess is a coroner investigating the death of Diana, Princess of Wales) Michael Clifton Burgess, M.D. (born December 23, 1950) is a physician and politician from the state of Texas, currently representing the states 26th Congressional district (map) in the United States House of Representatives. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Anthony Ant Phillips (born December 23, 1951 in London) is an English musician, best known as a founding member of the band Genesis. ... Genesis is an English rock band formed in 1967. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Bill Kristol (born December 23, 1952 in New York City) is an American conservative pundit, inspired in part by the ideas of Leo Strauss. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Michael Murray (born December 23, 1958 in Edmonton, London) is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the original members of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... This article is about the band. ... Michele Alboreto (December 23, 1956 - April 25, 2001) was an Italian racing driver who participated in Formula One from 1981 to 1994 in Tyrrell, Ferrari, Larrousse, Arrows, Footwork, BMS Scuderia Italia and Minardi. ... “F1” redirects here. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Dan Bigras (born 23 December 1957 in Montreal, Quebec) is a francophone rock singer from Canada. ... Trisha Goddard (born 23 December 1957) is an English television presenter well known for morning talk show Trisha Goddard which is aired on five. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Victoria Williams (born December 23, 1958) is a singer/songwriter, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana but for the length of her career a resident of Southern California. ... Payback, 1995 Joan Severance (born December 23, 1958, in Houston, Texas) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Geoffrey Geoff Willis (born December 23, 1959) is Technical Director of the BAR Formula One team. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carol Smillie (born December 23, 1961 in Glasgow) is a Scottish television personality, best known for presenting the BBC series Changing Rooms and is the author of Carol Smillies Working Mums Handbook. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Keiji Mutoh (&#27494;&#34276;&#25964;&#21496; Mut&#333; Keiji) was born December 23, 1962 in Yamanishi, Japan. ... Bertrand Gachot (born December 23, 1962 in Luxembourg) is a French former Formula One driver. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... James Joseph Jim Harbaugh (born December 23, 1963 in Toledo, Ohio) is a former American football quarterback who played for the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, San Diego Chargers and finally the Carolina Panthers of the NFL. He was drafted by the Bears out of the University of Michigan... Donna Tartt (born 23 December 1963) is an American novelist. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III on December 23, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois) is the lead singer and one of three guitarists for the rock band Pearl Jam. ... This article is about the rock group. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carla Bruni Tedeschi (born Turin, Italy, 23 December 1968), is an Italian supermodel, songwriter and singer. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Martha Byrne as Lily Walsh Snyder Mary Martha Byrne (born December 23, 1969 in Ridgewood, New Jersey) is an American actress. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Catriona Ann LeMay Doan, O.C. (born December 23, 1970), is a Canadian speed skater and a double Olympic champion in the 500 m. ... Raymont LaShawn Harris (born December 23, 1970 in Lorain, Ohio) is a former American football running back in the NFL. He spent nine seasons in the NFL with the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Corey Ian Haim (born December 23, 1971) is a Canadian actor, known for a 1980s Hollywood career as a teen idol. ... Masayoshi Yamazaki ) (born 山崎将義 Yamazaki Masayoshi on December 23, 1971 in Kusatsu Shiga) is a Japanese singer-songwriter. ... Michalis Klokidis is the all-time scorer in the top four Divisions of Greek football. ... Tara Palmer-Tomkinson (born December 23, 1971) also known as TPT[1], is a well-known one-time English it girl, television personality, presenter, commercial model, columnist and sometime concert pianist. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Agustín Javier Delgado Chala (nicknamed Tin; born December 23, 1974, in Piquiucho, a small village in the Chota River valley in Imbabura) is an Ecuadorian football player. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Corrie Floris [2] (born December 23, 1975, in Stillwater, Minnesota) is a former American pornographic actress and model, who is now a hip hop artist. ... Vadim Sharifijanov (b. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... James Howard Gibson (born December 23, 1976) better known by his ring name Jamie Noble, is an American professional wrestler. ... Bradley Thomas Lidge (born December 23, 1976 in Sacramento, California) is an American Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Houston Astros. ... Dimitris Mavrogenidis (born December 23, 1976) is a Greek footballer currently playing for Olympiacos. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Algernon Darius Alge Crumpler (born December 23, 1977) is an American football player in the National Football League, currently playing for the Atlanta Falcons. ... Jari Mäenpää, (born December 23, 1977 in Finland) is the founder of progressive metal band Wintersun in which he performs vocals and plays guitar. ... Paul Shirley (born December 23, 1977 in Redwood City, California) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for Menorca Bàsquet of the Spanish ACB. Shirley is most noted for briefly maintaining an online journal while playing for the Phoenix Suns in 2004-05. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Andra Davis [pronounced Andre] (born December 23, 1978 in Live Oak, Florida) is an American football linebacker who currently plays for the NFLs Cleveland Browns. ... Esthero on the cover of Wikked Lil Grrrls (2005) Esthero (born Jenny-Bea Englishman, December 23, 1978 in Stratford, Ontario[1]) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who hails originally from [toronto Ontario], Ontario but has recently moved to Los Angeles. ... For other persons of the same name, see Víctor Martínez. ... Estella Dawn Warren (born December 23, 1978 in Peterborough, Ontario) is a Canadian actress, former fashion model, and a former synchronized swimmer. ... Jodie Louisa Marsh, born 23 December 1978, is an English softcore model, best known for appearing topless in numerous publications and photographs and her high profile feud with numerous other celebrities. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Playboy centerfold appearance August 2000 Birthplace Fountain Valley, California Birthdate December 23, 1979 Measurements 34 B - 23 - 33 Height 5 10½ Weight 125 lbs Preceded by Neferteri Shepherd Succeeded by Kerissa Fare Summer Danielle Altice (born December 23, 1979 in Fountain Valley, California, U.S.A.) is an American model... Scott Gomez (born December 23, 1979, in Anchorage, Alaska) is an American professional ice hockey player of both Mexican and Colombian descent. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Elisabeth Rodergas, better known as Beth, (born December 23, 1981 in Barcelona) is a popular musician in Spain. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Michael Chopra (born 23 December 1983 in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English footballer playing professionally for the Premier League side Sunderland. ... This article is about the year. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... McFly are an English pop rock band who were successfully launched into the music scene in early 2004 with their number one single, 5 Colours in Her Hair. The band was founded by Tom Fletcher (born July 17, 1985) and also consists of Danny Jones (born March 12, 1986), Dougie... Luke OLoughlin (born December 23, 1985) is an Australian actor. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Eri Kamei , born December 23, 1988) is a member of the Japanese pop group Morning Musume. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Anna Maria Perez de Tagle (born on December 23, 1990 in San Francisco, California) is a Filipino American actress, model, and singer. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... There is more than one person referred to as Joe Wilson: Addison G. Joe Wilson is a Representative from South Carolina. ... Powderfinger is an Australian rock band. ...

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Events Foundation of the Benedictine monastery of Cluny Chinese Zhou dynasty monarch &#25087;&#29579; yi4 wang2 is succeeded by &#23389;&#29579; xiao4 wang2 Hashavarman I succeeds Yasovarman I as ruler of the Khmer empire Gabriel I of Alexandria becomes Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church Garcia I of Leon becomes... Saint Naum Saint Naum of Preslav (Saint Naum of Ohrid) (c. ... Events The Shiite Fatimid state in modern day Tunisia launches a failed military campaign against Egypt Births Deaths Eadwulf, Anglo-Saxon Earl of Bernicia who ruled the land north of the Tees Alexander III of Byzantium Categories: 913 ... Conrad I (or Konrad), duke of Franconia, was king of the East Franconian Kingdom from 911 to 918, the first and only king of the Conradine (Franconian) dynasty. ... Events Taebong has been overthrown and Goryeo established in Korean peninsula. ... Conrad I (German: , c. ... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... Berengaria of Navarre Berengaria (Spanish: Berenguela, French: Bérengère) (c. ... Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 to 6 April 1199. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Nicholas Udall (1504 - December 23, 1556), was an English playwright and schoolmaster, the author of Ralph Roister Doister, regarded by many as the first comedy written in the English language. ... 1504 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 23 - Peace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article is about Elizabeth I of England. ... Year 1575 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Akiyama Nobutomo (&#31179;&#23665; &#20449;&#21451;; 1531 - December 23, 1575) was a retainer in service of the Takeda clan who served under Takeda Shingen and Takeda Katsuyori. ... January 26 - Lisbon, Portugal is hit by an earthquake - thousands die. ... 1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Henry I, Duke of Guise Coat of arms of the Duke of Guise Henry I, Prince of Joinville, Duke of Guise, Count of Eu (January 31, 1550 – December 23, 1588, Château de Blois), sometimes called Le Balafré, the scarred, was the eldest son of Francis, Duke of Guise and... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... // Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ... Drayton, 1628 Michael Drayton (1563 – December 23, 1631) was an English poet who came to prominence in the Elizabethan era. ... Events February 1 - Sarsa Dengel succeeds his father Menas as Emperor of Ethiopia February 18 - The Duke of Guise is assassinated while besieging Orléans March - Peace of Amboise. ... 1646 (MDCXLVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... François Maynard, sometimes seen as de Maynard, (1582 - 23 December 1646) was a French poet who spent much of his life in Toulouse. ... Gregorian Calendar switch: Year 1582 involved conversion to the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events April 6 - Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck establishes a resupply camp for the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, and founded Cape Town. ... John Cotton (1585–1652) The Reverend John Cotton (December 4, 1585 – December 23, 1652) was a highly regarded principal among the New England Puritan ministers, who also included John Winthrop, Thomas Hooker, Increase Mather (who became his son-in-law), John Davenport, and Thomas Shepard. ... 1585 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1675 (MDCLXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Caesar, duc de Choiseul (1602 - December 23, 1675), French marshal and diplomatist, generally known for the best part of his life as the marshal du Plessis-Praslin, came of the old French family of Choiseul, which arose in the valley of the Upper Marne in the 10th century and divided... This page is about the year. ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... Pierre Varignon Pierre Varignon ( born in 1654 in Caen - died on December 23, 1722 in Paris) was a French mathematician. ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Saint Marie-Marguerite dYouville (née Marie-Marguerite Dufrost de Lajemmerais) (October 15, 1701 – December 23, 1771) was born at Varennes, near Montreal, Canada. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Alestair (i. ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Augustus John Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol (19 May 1724 – 23 December 1779) was a British admiral and politician. ... Events January 14 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel, takes place in London June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. ... Year 1789 (MDCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Abbé Charles-Michel de lÉpée, b. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... Year 1793 (MDCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Johann Adolph Hasse. ... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ... Antoine François Prévost (Antoine Francois Prevost dExiles) (April 1, 1697 - December 23, 1763), usually known simply as the Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist. ... Events September 11 - Battle of Zenta, Prince Eugene of Savoy crushed Ottoman army of Mustafa II September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... General Sir Henry Clinton K.B. Commander-in-Chief of British troops in America. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Pehr Osbeck Pehr OsCOCK (1723 – 23 December 1805) was a Swedish explorer and naturalist. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Thomas Robert Malthus, FRS (13th February, 1766 – 29th December, 1834), was an English demographer and political economist. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (1780 - 23 December 1846) was a French naturalist. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Frederick Temple (1821-1902), was one of the best-loved holders of the title of Archbishop of Canterbury, which he held from 1896 until his death. ... The Archbishop of Canterbury is the spiritual leader and senior clergyman of the Church of England, recognized by convention as the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Otto Schoetensack (July 12, 1850 - December 23, 1912) was a German industrialist and later professor of anthropology. ... For the game, see: 1850 (board game) 1850 (MDCCCL) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilson Snowflake Bentley (1865–1931), born in Jericho, Vermont, was the first known photographer of snowflakes. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Anton Herman Gerard Anthony Fokker (April 6, 1890 – December 23, 1939), was born in Kediri (Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia) and became a Dutch aircraft manufacturer. ... Year 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Albertson Sampson, born August 17, 1873 near Troy, New York - died December 23, 1946 in Albany, New York is a gynecologist who studied endometriosis. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hideki Tojo (KyÅ«jitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機;  ) (December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a General in the Imperial Japanese Army and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 18, 1941 to July 22, 1944. ... Emblem of the Office of Prime Minister of Japan Kantei, Official residence of PM The Prime Minister of Japan ) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. ... Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Akira Muto (1883 – 23 December 1948) was a Japanese army commander. ... Year 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lavrenty Beria Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria (Georgian: ლავრენტი ბერია; Russian: Лаврентий Павлович Берия; (29 March 1899 – 23 December 1953), was a Soviet politician and chief of the Soviet security and police apparatus. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... René Iché (January 21, 1897, Salleles-dAude, France – December 23, 1954, Paris) was a 20th century French sculptor. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Sherman Ruggles (February 8, 1886 - December 23, 1970) was a comic American actor. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (Russian: ; November 10, 1888 – December 23, 1972) was a pioneering Russian aircraft designer. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Angelo Siciliano (1892 &#8211; 1973), more commonly known as Charles Atlas, was a bodybuilder and the most popular muscleman of his day. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 22, 1973) was an American writer who created and scripted many of the first American soap operas. ... Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Peggy Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector. ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... John Randolph Jack Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982) was an American actor, television producer, director, and writer who is most famous for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the radio and television series Dragnet. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Colin Middleton (1910 in Belfast - 1983 in Dublin) was an Irish artist and surrealist. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Vincent Fourcade (February 27, 1934-December 23, 1992) Interior Designer, Style Rothschild partner of Robert Denning in Denning & Fourcade. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eddie Hazel (April 10, 1950 – December 23, 1992) was a pioneering guitarist in early funk music in the United States. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Parliament-Funkadelic. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Sebastian Shaw (left) as the original version of Anakin Skywalker in Return of the Jedi. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Noor Jehan (Urdu: نور جہاں) (September 21, 1926 – December 23, 2000) was a famous Punjabi and Urdu singer and actress. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Billy Barty (born William John Bertanzetti) (October 25, 1924–December 23, 2000) was an American film actor. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Musician/Comedian Victor Borge For the Cape Verdean politician, see Víctor Borges. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao (Telugu: ) (28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004) was the twelth Prime Minister of the Republic of India[1] and led one of the most important administrations in Indias modern history overseeing a major economic transformation and several incidents affecting national security. ... The Prime Minister of India is, in practice, the most powerful person in the Government of India. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Colonel Norman Dane Vaughan (December 19, 1905 – December 23, 2005) was an American dogsled driver and explorer whose first claim to fame was participating in Admiral Byrds first expedition to the South Pole. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... Lajos Baróti (born 19 August 1914 at Szeged, died 23 December 2005) was most famous for being the coach of the Hungary national football team during two spells (1957-66, 1975-78). ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charlie Drake (born Charles Edward Springall, on 19 June 1925, in South London) is an English comedian, actor, writer and singer. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marilyn Waltz (born October 10, c. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Holidays and observances

Roman holidays generally were celebrated to worship and celebrate a certain god or mythological occurrence, and consisted of religious observances, various festival traditions and usually a large feast. ... The Roman festival of Larentalia was held on December 23, but was ordered to be observed twice a year by Augustus; by some supposed to be in honour of the Lares, a kind of domestic genii, or divinities, worshipped in houses, and esteemed the guardians and protectors of families, supposed... In Roman mythology, Dea Tacita (the silent goddess) was a goddess of the dead. ... The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organising a liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with one or more saints, and referring to the day as that saints day. ... In the Roman Catholic tradition, the O Antiphons are sung or recited at Vespers from December 17 to December 23 inclusive. ... John Cantius Saint John Cantius (b. ... Saint Thorlac Thornalli (also known as Porlakr, Thorlakur, and Thorlac Thorhallsson) (Icelandic: ) (1133—December 23, 1193) is the patron saint of Iceland. ... Emperor Akihito prepares to greet the flag-waving crowd at the Imperial Palace on his birthday. ... For Prince Komatsu, see Prince Komatsu Akihito. ... For the CPR ocean liner, see Empress of Japan. ... In ancient Latvia, Ziemassvētki was a festival, celebrated on December 24, which was one of the two most important holidays, the other being Jāņi. ... Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath) (born 23 December 1943) is the Queen consort of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Swedens monarch, and the mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria. ... By Swedish law a number of days of the calendar year are designated as official flag days. ... For current news on the Oaxaca Teachers Strike of 2006 see: 2006 Oaxaca protests Oaxaca is the name of both a state in Mexico and that states capital city. ... December 23rd Also called Noche de Rabanos huge Radishes are craved- Takes place in Oaxaca, Mexico Parades of floats ... Secular humanism is a humanist philosophy that upholds reason, ethics, and justice, and specifically rejects the supernatural and the spiritual as warrants of moral reflection and decision-making. ... Official HumanLight logo Celebrant-created logo featuring alternate compounding. ... In traditional Christian iconography, Saints are often depicted as having halos. ... Abassad was a bishop and martyr of the early Christian church. ... Christ - Coptic Art Coptic Orthodox Christianity is the indigenous form of Christianity that, according to tradition, the apostle Mark established in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century AD (approximately AD 60). ... Psote (also known as Abashadi, Abassadius, Amba Sada, Beshada) was a bishop of Ptolemais in Upper Egypt. ... Festivus is an annual holiday invented in 1966 [1] by Readers Digest writer and editor Dan OKeefe. ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning, American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ...

External links

  • BBC: On This Day
  • The New York Times: On This Day
  • On This Day in Canada

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