December 8th

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The December 8 is the 342nd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 343rd in leap years ), thus remain 23 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1476: Emperor Friedrich III.
1919: Course of the Curzon Line (blue)
1955: European flag
1991: flag of the CIS
2005: red crystal

economy

science and technology

1864: Clifton Suspension Bridge (illustration 1879)
1983: The crew of the STS-9 space mission

Culture

1813: Ludwig van Beethoven

society

religion

1869: Meeting of the First Vatican Council

Disasters

1863: fire in the Jesuit church (watercolor)
  • 1863 : The Jesuit church Iglesia de la Compañía in Santiago de Chile is destroyed by fire. Exactly ten years later a memorial was erected for the more than 2,000 victims of the fire.
1881: The ring theater that burned down

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

nature and environment

1906: Montezuma Castle

Sports

Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .

Born

Before the 18th century

Maria Stuart (* 1542)
Johann Maria Farina (* 1685)
Björnstjerne Björnson (* 1832)
Johann Albrecht (* 1857)
Aristide Maillol (* 1861)

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

Diego Rivera (* 1886)

20th century

1901-1925

Sammy Davis Jr. (born 1925)
Joachim Fest (* 1926)

1926-1950

1951-1975

Kim Basinger (* 1953)
Martin Semmelrogge (* 1955)
Teri Hatcher (born 1964)

1976-2000

Nicki Minaj (* 1982)
Susanne Riesch (* 1987)

Died

Before the 16th century

Liselotte of the Palatinate († 1722)

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

Yamamoto Gonnohyōe († 1933)
Golda Meir († 1978)
John Lennon († 1980)

1951-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

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


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