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Importance of 26th December in History

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1999
Death of Curtis Mayfield, American soul, funk and R&B singer, songwriter, musician and record producer
United States
1991
The Soviet Union ceased to exist
Russian Federation
1983
Death of Violet Carson, British actress (Ena Sharples in ‘Coronation Street’) .
Great Britain
1959
The first recorded charity walk took place, along the Icknield Way, one of the oldest roads in Britain, in aid of the World Refugee Fund
Great Britain
1933
The Nissan Motor Company was founded in Tokyo, Japan .
Japan
1933
Death of Anatoly Lunacharsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, art critic, journalist and politician.
Russian Federation
1933
American inventor Edwin H. Armstrong received a patent for the FM radio.
United States
1909
Death of Frederic Remington, American artist, illustrator and sculptor, for his realistic scenes of life in the American West
United States
1559
Death of Pope Pius IV
Italy
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