December 31

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The December 31 is the 365th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 366th in leap years ), and thus the last day of the year.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

192: Commodus
1472: Snowball fight
(around 1400)
1494: The Political Map of Italy
1775: The American attack on Québec
1963: Central African Federation
1999: The Panama Canal

economy

1600: Flag of the British East India Company

science and technology

1872: Albert Bridge
2004: Taipei 101

Culture

religion

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1997: Hainich National Park with treetop path

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Johann Briesmann (* 1488)
Diana of Poitiers (* 1499)

18th century

19th century

1801 to 1850

1851 to 1900

Hans at the end (* 1864)
Max Pechstein (* 1881)

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

Avram Hershko (* 1937)
Peter Camejo (* 1939)

1951-1975

1976-2000

Nathan Robinson (* 1981)

Died

Before the 17th century

New Year I. († 335)

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

Félicité de Genlis († 1830)

20th century

1901 to 1925

Ernst Rudorff († 1916)

1926 to 1950

1951 to 1975

1976 to 2000

Ricky Nelson († 1985)
Gerhard Schröder († 1989)

21st century

Gérard Debreu († 2004)

Holidays and memorial days

Balance sheet date

December 31st is the most important balance sheet date in Germany and worldwide .

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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