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Dec 19, 2016

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History Facts:


19-12-1686 Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)
19-12-1732 Benjamin Frankin begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"
19-12-1741 Vitus Bering Dutch navigator & explorer died
19-12-1776 Thomas Paine publishes his 1st `American Crisis' essay
19-12-1777 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge Pa for the winter
19-12-1842 US recognized independence of Hawaii
19-12-1843 Charles Dickens publishes `A Christmas Carol ' in England
19-12-1859 Grading started for Market Street RR
19-12-1861 Battle of Black Water
19-12-1889 Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii
19-12-1907 239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in Jacobs Creek Penn
19-12-1932 British Broadcasting Corp. began transmitting overseas
19-12-1933 Electric Home & Farm Authority Inc authorized
19-12-1946 War broke out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacked French
19-12-1950 Gen. Eisenhower named NATO commander
19-12-1957 The Music Man starring Robert Preston opens on Broadway
19-12-1962 Street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission
19-12-1971 NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp
19-12-1972 Apollo 17 returns to Earth
19-12-1974 Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st VP
19-12-1977 Nellie Tayloe Ross 1st woman governor dies at 101
19-12-1984 Fire at the Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people
19-12-1986 USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile

Famous Birthdays:


19-12-1683 Philip V, 1st Bourbon king of Spain (1700-46)
19-12-1790 Sir William Parry, British Arctic explorer
19-12-1821 Mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer, women's suffrage leader
19-12-1849 Henry Clay Frick, industrialist; worked for Carnegie
19-12-1865 Minnie Maddern Fiske, American stage Actress
19-12-1906 H. Allen Smith, author
19-12-1906 Leonid Brezhnev, Ukraine
19-12-1910 Jean Genet, French novelist and playwright (The Blacks)
19-12-1920 David Susskind, TV producer
19-12-1926 Bobby Layne, pro quarterback (Detroit Lions)
19-12-1928 Galt MacDermot, Canadian composer
19-12-1933 Cicely Tyson, in NYC (Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman)
19-12-1941 Maurice White, Singer
19-12-1944 Tim Reid, Actor (WKRP)
19-12-1945 Elaine Joyce, Actress (Dating Game)
19-12-1946 Robert Urich, Actor, (Starman, Vega$, Spencer for Hire)
19-12-1947 Janie Fricke, Singer
19-12-1949 Claudia Kolb, swimmer
19-12-1963 Jennifer Beals, in Chicago (Flashdance)
19-12-1972 Alyassa Milano, (Who's the Boss)

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 2016-12-19
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 19-12-2016
Federated States of Micronesia : 12-19-2016
Australia, Belize : 19-12-2016 or 12-19-2016
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 2016-12-19 or 19-12-2016
Albania : 2016-12-19 or 19/12/2016
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 19/12/2016
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 19.12.2016
Austria : 19.12.2016 or 19.12.16 or 19. December 2016 or 19. December 16
Bangladesh : 19-12-16 or 16-12-19
Belgium : 19-12-2016
Turkmenistan : 19.12.2016 or 19.12.16
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 19. 12. 2016. or 19. December 2016.
Czech Republic : 19. 12. 2016 or 19. December 2016
Cambodia : 2016-12-19 or 19-12-2016
Canada : 19-12-2016 or 2016 12 19 or 19/12/16 or Dec/19/2016 or Dec 19, 2016 or December 19, 2016 or December-19-16 or 2016-12-19 or 19 December 2016
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 2016-12-19
Denmark : 19-12-2016 or 19-12-16 or 2016-12-19 or 20161219 or 19. December 2016 or 19/12-16 or 19/12-2016
Estonia : 19.12.2016 or 19. December 2016
Finland, Serbia : 19.12.2016 or 19. December 2016
France, Ireland : 19/12/2016 or 19-12-2016
Germany : 19.12.16 or 19.12.2016 or 2016-12-19 or 19. December 2016
Hong Kong : 19/12/16 or 19/12/2016 or 2016/12/19
Hungary : 2016. 12. 19.
India : 19-12-2016 or 20161219 or 2016 12 19 or 2016-12-19
Iran : 2016/12/19 or 16/12/19 or 2016-12-19 or 19 December 2016
Kazakhstan : 2016.19.12 or 19.12.2016 or 19.12.16
Kenya : 16/12/19 or 19/12/2016 or 12/19/2016
Korea : 2016.12.19 or 2016/12/19
Latvia : 19.12.2016 or 2016.12.19
Luxembourg : 19/12/2016 or 19.12.2016
Maldives : th 2016f December, 2016 or 19.12.2016 or 19.12.16 or 19/12/16 or 19/12/2016 or 19-12-16 or 19-12-2016
Mongolia : 2016.12.19
Montenegro : 19.12.2016
Netherlands : 19-12-16 or 19-12-2016 or 19 December 16 or 19 December 2016
Nigeria : 19/12/16
Norway : 19.12.2016 or 191216 or 2016-12-19 or 19/12-16
Pakistan, Spain : 19/12/16 or 19/12/2016
Philippines : December 19, 2016 or 19-12-2016
Portugal : 19/12/2016 or 19-12-2016 or 2016-12-19
Poland : 19.12.2016
Romania : 19.12.2016 or 19-Dec-2016
Russia : 19.12.2016 or 19.12.16
Saudi Arabia : 19/12/2016 or 12/19/2016
Slovakia : 19. 12. 2016
Slovenia : 2016.12.19 or 19.12.2016 or 19. December 2016
South Africa : 2016-12-19 or 19/12/16
Sweden : 2016-12-19 or 19/12 2016 or 19/12 -16 or 19.12.2016
Ukraine : 19.12.16 or 19.12.2016 or 19/12/2016
United States of America : 12/19/16 or 12/19/2016 or 19 December 2016 or 19 Dec 2016 or 2016-12-19
Uzbekistan : 19.12.2016 or 19/12 2016

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