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It happened on a… December 15

2020

MacKenzie Scott announces she has given away more than $4 billion to 384 non profit organizations across the US

2013

China successfully lands its first moon rover (Yutu) on the moon.

2009

Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner makes its maiden flight from Seattle, Washington.

2004

“Million Dollar Baby”, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman is released (Best Picture 2005).

2001

The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after 11 years and $27,000,000 to fortify it.

1979

Chris Haney and Scott Abbott develop the board game Trivial Pursuit.

1973

American Psychiatric Association declares homosexuality is not a mental illness

1965

Gemini 6 launched; makes 1st rendezvous in space (with Gemini 7).

1964

Commons votes to adopt design for a new National Flag of Canada.

1949

Albert Camus’ play “The Just Assassins” (“Les Justes”) premieres in Paris.

1939

“Gone With the Wind,” based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell, premiered at Loew’s Grand Theater in Atlanta. The movie starred Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.

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