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Importance of 23rd December in History

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1996
Ronnie Scott Jazz Club Owner died
Great Britain
1979
Death of Peggy Guggenheim, American art collector and arts patron
United States
1958
The Tokyo Tower, the world’s highest self-supporting steel tower was dedicated.
Japan
1948
Former Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese war leaders were executed in Tokyo for crimes against humanity.
Japan
1939
Death of Anthony Fokker, pioneering Dutch aircraft manufacturer
Netherlands
1938
A coelacanth, thought to be extinct since the end of the Cretaceous period, was caught in the Bay of Chalumna off South Africa.
South Africa
1908
Birth of Yousuf Karsh, Armenian-born Canadian portrait photographer .
Canada
1888
Vincent van Gogh cuts off the lower part of his left ear
Belgium
1858
Birth of Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director and playwright, co-founder of the Moscow Art Theatre.
Russian Federation
1834
Hansom Cab patented by Joseph Hansom
Great Britain
1631
Death of Michael Drayton, English poet
Great Britain
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