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Importance of 16th December in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 16th December special in the world history.

1998
Operation Desert Fox: American and British forces began a series of sustained air-strikes against Iraq after Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
1989
Death of Lee Van Cleef, American actor who starred mainly in Westerns and action films (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, and many others)
1928
Birth of Philip K. Dick, American science fiction writer .
1859
Death of Wilhelm Grimm, German folklorist, philologist and writer of folk songs and fairy tales with his brother Jacob (Grimms Fairy Tales)
Germany
1809
French Emperor Napoleon divorced his wife Josephine because she had not produced children
1775
Birth of Jane Austen, author
Great Britain
1773
Boston Tea Party
1689
Bill of Rights passed by Parliament, ending King's divine right to raise taxes or wage war
1653
Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
1431
Henry VI of England crowned King of France at Notre Dame in Paris
France
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