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It happened on a… December 16

2020

14 people found guilty of 2015 terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo office and supermarket in Paris.

2010

Final episode of TV talk show “Larry King Live” airs on CNN.

2009

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was internationally released.

1994

Pop diva Céline Dion marries her long-time manager René Angélil.

1973

O.J. Simpson becomes 1st NFL running back to rush for 2,000 yards in a season.

1972

The Miami Dolphins became the first NFL team to go unbeaten and untied in a 14-game regular season. The Dolphins went on to defeat the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII.

1950

Canadien rookies Jean Béliveau and Bernie Geoffrion play their first NHL game, tying the Rangers 1-1; Boom Boom scores his first career goal.

1946

French fashion designer Christian Dior and his backer Marcel Boussac found fashion house Christian Dior.

1913

Charlie Chaplin begins his film career at Keystone for $150 a week.

1903

The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel opens its doors to guests for the first time.

1835

In New York, 530 buildings were destroyed by fire.

1707

Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan..

1631

Mount Vesuvius in Italy erupts, burying many villages under lava flows and killing around 3,000 people.

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