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This Day in History for December 9 – ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1851 – The first YMCA in North America is established in Montreal, Quebec (More info)

1935 – Walter Liggett, American newspaper editor and muckraker, is killed in gangland murder (More info)

1958 – The John Birch Society is founded in the Un

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for December 8 – John Lennon Murdered and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – President Abraham Lincoln offers his conciliatory plan for reunification of the United States with his Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction (More info)

1980 – Music icon John Lennon is murdered by a mentally unstable fan in front of The Dakota apartment building in New York City (More info)

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National Archives and Records Administration
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This Day in History for December 7 – Pearl Harbor Attacked and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1787 – Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution (More info)

1941 – In an early-morning sneak attack, Japanese warplanes bomb the US naval base at Oahu Island’s Pearl Harbor, causing the United States to enter World War II (More info)

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This Day in History for December 6 – Washington Monument Completed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1865 – The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, resulting in a ban of slavery (More info)

1884 – The Washington Monument in Washington, DC is completed (More info)

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This Day in History for December 5 – Prohibition Ends and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1848 – In a message before Congress, President James K. Polk sparks the Gold Rush when he confirms that large amounts of the precious metal had been discovered in California (More info)

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This Day in History for December 2 – Enron Declares Bankruptcy and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1804 – At Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself Emperor of the French, the first French Emperor in a thousand years (More info)

1823 – During his annual address to Congress, President James Monroe proclaims a new US foreign policy initiative that becomes known as the Monroe Doctrine (More info)

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This Day in History for December 1 – Rosa Parks Arrested and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1824 – Congress acts to decide a presidential election for the first time in history, giving the presidency to John Quincy Adams (More info)

1913 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line, reducing the time needed to build a car from 12 hours to just under three (More info)

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This Day in History for November 29 – Israel Formed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1929 – American explorer Richard Byrd and three companions become the first to fly over the South Pole (More info)

1947 – Despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state (More info)

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This Day in History for November 28 – First US Car Race and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1520 – Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific Ocean with three ships, becoming the first European to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific (More info)

1895 – Frank Duryea wins the first motor-car race in the United States (More info)

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Morn, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for November 25 – JFK Buried at Arlington and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1947 – The “Hollywood Ten” are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios (More info)

1952 – Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play ‘The Mousetrap’ opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London, eventually becoming the longest continuously-running play in history (More info)

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Maull & Fox, Getty Images / Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for November 24 – Darwin Publishes ‘Origin of Species’ and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1859 – Charles Darwin publishes ‘On the Origin of Species,’ which immediately sells out its initial print run (More info)

1932 – The FBI Crime Lab officially opens in Washington, DC (More info)

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Life Magazine
Life Magazine
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This Day in History for November 23 – Life Magazine Launches and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1889 – The first jukebox goes into operation at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco (More info)

1936 – The first issue of the pictorial magazine Life is published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White (More info)

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