On November 9th, 1887, the United States received the rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
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On December 16th, 1773, the Boston Tea Party took place.
A thought for the day: All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.. -- American businessman Walt Disney
On this date in history:
In 1791, the Bill of Rights, comprising the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, took effect.
In 1890, Sioux Indian leader Sitting Bull was killed in a skirmish with ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- The Roman Emperor Nero in A.D. 37
- French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, builder of the Paris tower that bears his name and engineer of the Statue of Liberty, in 1832...Read More
Today is Sunday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2019 with 16 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
On December 15th, 1965, the Gemini 6A was launched from Florida.