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Importance of 29th December in History

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1998
Death of Jean-Claude Forest, French comic book writer and illustrator, creator of ‘Barbarella’.
France
1998
Leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologised for the 1970s genocide in .
Cambodia
1989
Dissident playwright Vaclav Havel was elected President of Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic
1986
Death of Harold Macmillan, former British prime minister
Great Britain
1949
The first Ultra High Frequency (UHF) television station to operate a daily schedule was launched in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
United States
1940
Worst night of The Blitz
Great Britain
1929
Death of Wilhelm Maybach, German automotive engineer and industrialist who designed the first Mercedes cars
Germany
1926
Death of Rainer Maria Rilke, Austro-German poet
Austria
1809
Birth of William Gladstone, serial British Prime Minister.
Great Britain
1808
Birth of Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States .
United States
1709
Birth of Empress Elizabeth of Russia
Russian Federation
1170
Murder of Thomas à Becket in Canterbury Cathedral
Great Britain
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