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Dec 23, 1920

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Events:


Whilst first celebrated by Dan O'Keefe in 1966, Festivus didn't gain widespread popularity until his son, Daniel O'Keefe - a writer on the TV sitcom Seinfeld...
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History Facts:


23-12-1569 St Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible
23-12-1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea a satellite of Saturn
23-12-1690 John Flamsteed observes Uranus but doesn't realize its undiscovered
23-12-1783 Washington resigns as US Army's commander-in-chief
23-12-1913 US Federal Reserve system authorized
23-12-1920 Ireland divided into two parts each with its own parliament
23-12-1947 Transistor invented by Bardeen Brattain & Shockley in Bell Labs
23-12-1948 PM Tojo 6 other Japanese hung for war crimes by US
23-12-1968 Borman Lovell & Anders 1st men to orbit moon
23-12-1972 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua
23-12-1972 Islanders end 15 games winless streak
23-12-1973 6 Persian Gulf nations double their oil prices
23-12-1975 Congress passes Metric Conversion Act
23-12-1978 Islanders scored 7 goals in one period against the Rangers Trottier scores 8 pts vs Rangers 5 goals-NHL rec 6 pts in 1 pd
23-12-1986 Rutan & Yeager make 1st around-the-world flight without refueling

Famous Birthdays:


23-12-1732 Sir Richard Arkwright, invented spinning frame
23-12-1777 Alexander I, tsar of Russia (1801-25)
23-12-1790 Jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics
23-12-1805 Joesph Smith, founded Mormon church
23-12-1812 Samuel Smiles, Scottish writer (Self-Help, Character, Duty)
23-12-1860 Harriet Monroe, American poet, editor of Poetry magazine
23-12-1918 Jose Greco, dancer
23-12-1924 Ruth Roman, in Boston Mass
23-12-1925 Harry Guardino, Actor (Hill Street Blues)
23-12-1935 Paul Hornung, Green Bay Packer (the Golden Boy)
23-12-1941 Elizabeth Hartman, in Youngstown Ohio
23-12-1949 Susan Lucci, soap star

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1920-12-23
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 : 23-12-1920
Federated States of Micronesia : 12-23-1920
Australia, Belize : 23-12-1920 or 12-23-1920
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1920-12-23 or 23-12-1920
Albania : 1920-12-23 or 23/12/1920
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 23/12/1920
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 23.12.1920
Austria : 23.12.1920 or 23.12.20 or 23. December 1920 or 23. December 20
Bangladesh : 23-12-20 or 20-12-23
Belgium : 23-12-1920
Turkmenistan : 23.12.1920 or 23.12.20
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 23. 12. 1920. or 23. December 1920.
Czech Republic : 23. 12. 1920 or 23. December 1920
Cambodia : 1920-12-23 or 23-12-1920
Canada : 23-12-1920 or 1920 12 23 or 23/12/20 or Dec/23/1920 or Dec 23, 1920 or December 23, 1920 or December-23-20 or 1920-12-23 or 23 December 1920
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1920-12-23
Denmark : 23-12-1920 or 23-12-20 or 1920-12-23 or 19201223 or 23. December 1920 or 23/12-20 or 23/12-1920
Estonia : 23.12.1920 or 23. December 1920
Finland, Serbia : 23.12.1920 or 23. December 1920
France, Ireland : 23/12/1920 or 23-12-1920
Germany : 23.12.20 or 23.12.1920 or 1920-12-23 or 23. December 1920
Hong Kong : 23/12/20 or 23/12/1920 or 1920/12/23
Hungary : 1920. 12. 23.
India : 23-12-1920 or 19201223 or 1920 12 23 or 1920-12-23
Iran : 1920/12/23 or 20/12/23 or 1920-12-23 or 23 December 1920
Kazakhstan : 1920.23.12 or 23.12.1920 or 23.12.20
Kenya : 20/12/23 or 23/12/1920 or 12/23/1920
Korea : 1920.12.23 or 1920/12/23
Latvia : 23.12.1920 or 1920.12.23
Luxembourg : 23/12/1920 or 23.12.1920
Maldives : rd 1920f December, 1920 or 23.12.1920 or 23.12.20 or 23/12/20 or 23/12/1920 or 23-12-20 or 23-12-1920
Mongolia : 1920.12.23
Montenegro : 23.12.1920
Netherlands : 23-12-20 or 23-12-1920 or 23 December 20 or 23 December 1920
Nigeria : 23/12/20
Norway : 23.12.1920 or 231220 or 1920-12-23 or 23/12-20
Pakistan, Spain : 23/12/20 or 23/12/1920
Philippines : December 23, 1920 or 23-12-1920
Portugal : 23/12/1920 or 23-12-1920 or 1920-12-23
Poland : 23.12.1920
Romania : 23.12.1920 or 23-Dec-1920
Russia : 23.12.1920 or 23.12.20
Saudi Arabia : 23/12/1920 or 12/23/1920
Slovakia : 23. 12. 1920
Slovenia : 1920.12.23 or 23.12.1920 or 23. December 1920
South Africa : 1920-12-23 or 23/12/20
Sweden : 1920-12-23 or 23/12 1920 or 23/12 -20 or 23.12.1920
Ukraine : 23.12.20 or 23.12.1920 or 23/12/1920
United States of America : 12/23/20 or 12/23/1920 or 23 December 1920 or 23 Dec 1920 or 1920-12-23
Uzbekistan : 23.12.1920 or 23/12 1920

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