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December 23, 2014

In 1783, George Washington resigned as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army at the Maryland State House. In 1823, A Visit from St. Nicholas (The Night Before Christmas) was published anonymously. In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act into law. In 1938, a coelacanth, a s...

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December 22, 2014

In 1808, Ludwig van Beethoven conducted the premiere of his Fifth Symphony in Vienna. In 1891, asteroid 323 Brucia was the first asteroid discovered using photography. In 1937, New York City's Lincoln Tunnel opened to traffic. In 1956, Colo, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity, was bor...

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December 21, 2014

In 1620, the Pilgrims, aboard the Mayflower, landed at Plymouth Rock. In 1879, Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House made its world premiere in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated feature film, premiered in Los Angeles. In 1951, Libya decla...

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