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Importance of 08th December in History

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1983
Britain’s House of Lords agreed to allow television cameras to broadcast live debates from its chamber.
1983
Death of Slim Pickens (Louis B. Lindley, Jr.), American cowboy and actor .
1980
John Lennon assassinated in New York
Great Britain
1978
Death of Golda Meir, Russian-born Prime Minister of Israel (1969–74) .
1949
Chinese Civil War: with the Communists now in control of China, the Chinese Nationalist government evacuated to Taipei, Taiwan
1941
USA enters the War
1897
RAC (Royal Automobile Club) Established
Great Britain
1864
Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon officially opened
Great Britain
1859
Death of Thomas de Quincey, British writer, intellectual and critic (Confessions of an English Opium-Eater)
1709
Death of Thomas Corneille, French dramatist
1708
Birth of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor 300.
1660
First actress plays in London (Margaret Hughes as Desdemona)
1659
The Mexican border town of Juárez was founded as El Paso del Norte (North Pass) by Spanish explorers. (Note: the town was later split into two when the Rio Grande river that passes through it was established as the USA-Mexico border. The northern part the
1609
The Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy opened to the public. It was the second public library in Europe (after the Bodleian Library in Oxford)
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