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Today In History, December 6th

1735 – In London, French surgeon Claudius Amyand performed the first successful appendectomy at St. George’s Hospital. The patient was an 11-year old boy that had swallowed a pin. 1774 – Austria became the first nation to introduce a state

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Today In History, December 5th

Movie producer, animator, voice actor Walt Disney (a pioneer of the American animation industry who created his first Mickey Mouse cartoon at the age of 27) was born in Chicago this date, 1901, died December 15th, 1966 at the age

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Today In History, December 5th

1766 – James Christie, founder of the famous auctioneers, held his first sale in London. 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte arrived in Paris to command forces for the invasion of England. 1848 – U.S. President Polk triggered the Gold Rush of

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Today In History, December 4th

1783 – Gen. George Washington said farewell to his officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York. 1812 – Peter Gaillard patented the horse-drawn power mower. 1918 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson set sail for France to attend the Versailles Peace

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Today In History, December 3rd

1792 – The trial of France’s King Louis XVI began. He was eventually put to death for the 33 charges. 1910 – The neon lamp was displayed for the first time at the Paris Motor Show. The lamp was developed

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Today In History, December 2nd

1804 – Napoleon was crowned emperor of France at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. 1823 – U.S. President James Monroe outlined his doctrine opposing European expansion in the Western Hemisphere. 1901 – Gillette patented the KC Gillette Razor.

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Today In History, November 29th

1864 – The Sand Creek Massacre occurred in Colorado when a militia led by Colonel John Chivington, killed at least 400 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians who had surrendered and had been given permission to camp. 1892 – A patent

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Today In History, November 28th

1520 – Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait. The strait was named after him. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east. 1919 – American-born Lady Astor

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Today In History, November 27th

1701 – Anders Celsius was born in Sweden. He was the inventor of the Celsius thermometer. 1889 – Curtis P. Brady was issued the first permit to drive an automobile through Central Park in New York City. 1934 – The

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Today In History, November 26th

1716 – The first lion to be exhibited in America went on display in Boston, Maine. 1832 – Public streetcar service began in New York City. 1867 – J.B. Sutherland patented the refrigerated railroad car. 1917 – The NHL was

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Today In History, November 22nd

1718 – English pirate Edward Teach (a.k.a. “Blackbeard”) was killed during a battle off the coast of North Carolina. British soldiers cornered him aboard his ship and killed him. He was shot and stabbed more than 25 times. 1899 –

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Today In History, November 21st

1620 – The Mayflower reached Provincetown, Maine. The ship discharged the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Maine, December 26th, 1620. 1783 – The first successful flight was made in a hot air balloon. The pilots, Francois Pilatre de Rosier and Francois Laurent,

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Today In History, November 20th

1818 – Simon Bolivar formally declared Venezuela independent of Spain. 1873 – Budapest was formed when the rival cities of Buda and Pest were united to form the capital of Hungary. 1947 – Britain’s Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, Duke

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Today In History, November 19th

1863 – U.S. President Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania. 1893 – The first newspaper colour supplement was published in the Sunday New York World.

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Today In History, November 18th

1820 – Captain Nathaniel Palmer became the first American to sight the continent of Antarctica. 1865 – Samuel L. Clemens published “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” under the pen name “Mark Twain” in the New York “Saturday Press”.

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