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Dec 23, 1966

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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...
Many people are uninterested in where their ancestors came from...until they start researching the topic deeper. Learn about the blood in your veins!

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 : 1966-12-23
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 : 23-12-1966
Federated States of Micronesia : 12-23-1966
Australia, Belize : 23-12-1966 or 12-23-1966
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1966-12-23 or 23-12-1966
Albania : 1966-12-23 or 23/12/1966
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 23/12/1966
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 23.12.1966
Austria : 23.12.1966 or 23.12.66 or 23. December 1966 or 23. December 66
Bangladesh : 23-12-66 or 66-12-23
Belgium : 23-12-1966
Turkmenistan : 23.12.1966 or 23.12.66
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 23. 12. 1966. or 23. December 1966.
Czech Republic : 23. 12. 1966 or 23. December 1966
Cambodia : 1966-12-23 or 23-12-1966
Canada : 23-12-1966 or 1966 12 23 or 23/12/66 or Dec/23/1966 or Dec 23, 1966 or December 23, 1966 or December-23-66 or 1966-12-23 or 23 December 1966
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1966-12-23
Denmark : 23-12-1966 or 23-12-66 or 1966-12-23 or 19661223 or 23. December 1966 or 23/12-66 or 23/12-1966
Estonia : 23.12.1966 or 23. December 1966
Finland, Serbia : 23.12.1966 or 23. December 1966
France, Ireland : 23/12/1966 or 23-12-1966
Germany : 23.12.66 or 23.12.1966 or 1966-12-23 or 23. December 1966
Hong Kong : 23/12/66 or 23/12/1966 or 1966/12/23
Hungary : 1966. 12. 23.
India : 23-12-1966 or 19661223 or 1966 12 23 or 1966-12-23
Iran : 1966/12/23 or 66/12/23 or 1966-12-23 or 23 December 1966
Kazakhstan : 1966.23.12 or 23.12.1966 or 23.12.66
Kenya : 66/12/23 or 23/12/1966 or 12/23/1966
Korea : 1966.12.23 or 1966/12/23
Latvia : 23.12.1966 or 1966.12.23
Luxembourg : 23/12/1966 or 23.12.1966
Maldives : rd 1966f December, 1966 or 23.12.1966 or 23.12.66 or 23/12/66 or 23/12/1966 or 23-12-66 or 23-12-1966
Mongolia : 1966.12.23
Montenegro : 23.12.1966
Netherlands : 23-12-66 or 23-12-1966 or 23 December 66 or 23 December 1966
Nigeria : 23/12/66
Norway : 23.12.1966 or 231266 or 1966-12-23 or 23/12-66
Pakistan, Spain : 23/12/66 or 23/12/1966
Philippines : December 23, 1966 or 23-12-1966
Portugal : 23/12/1966 or 23-12-1966 or 1966-12-23
Poland : 23.12.1966
Romania : 23.12.1966 or 23-Dec-1966
Russia : 23.12.1966 or 23.12.66
Saudi Arabia : 23/12/1966 or 12/23/1966
Slovakia : 23. 12. 1966
Slovenia : 1966.12.23 or 23.12.1966 or 23. December 1966
South Africa : 1966-12-23 or 23/12/66
Sweden : 1966-12-23 or 23/12 1966 or 23/12 -66 or 23.12.1966
Ukraine : 23.12.66 or 23.12.1966 or 23/12/1966
United States of America : 12/23/66 or 12/23/1966 or 23 December 1966 or 23 Dec 1966 or 1966-12-23
Uzbekistan : 23.12.1966 or 23/12 1966

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