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It happened on a… December 26

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It happened on a… December 26


American Colin O’Brady is the first person to cross Antarctica solo and unassisted after 54 days at the Ross Ice Shelf.


Under the Indian Ocean, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake sent 500-mph waves across the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. The tsunami killed at least 230,000 people in a dozen countries, including Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Sumatra, Thailand and India.


Time’s Man of the Year is for the first time a non-human, the personal computer.


Horror film “The Exorcist” based on book by William Peter Blatty, starring Linda Blair, premieres – 1st horror film to be nominated for Best Picture


The Beatles’ “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “I Saw Her Standing There” are released in the United States, marking the beginning of Beatlemania on an international level.


Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox is sold to the New York Yankees by owner Harry Frazee.


First known performance of William Shakespeare’s tragedy “King Lear” before the court of King James I at Whitehall, London.

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