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Importance of 02nd December in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 02nd December special in the world history.

1999
The UK devolved political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Assembly and Executive Committee
1994
The Australian Government agreed to pay A$13,500,000 in reparations to Aborigines who were displaced by nuclear tests in the 1950s and 1960s
Australia
1993
Death of Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug cartel leader .
1988
Benazir Bhutto was sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan .
1956
Fidel Castro and an armed group which included Che Guevara landed in Cuba to attempt to overthrow the government - they failed and most of the group were killed
1906
Birth of Peter Carl Goldmark, Hungarian-born American engineer who developed the first commercial colour television system and invented the LP (long-playing) record
Hungary
1859
Birth of Georges Seurat, French artist, founder of the French school of Neo-Impressionism (Pointillism)
1859
Death of John Brown, American militant abolitionist leader, hanged for his raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia in October 1859
1697
Official opening of St Paul's Cathedral
1547
Death of Hernán Cortés, Spanish Conquistador.
Spain
1409
The University of Leipzig, Germany opened
Germany
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