Dates with Destiny - December
Special Historical Events are in Order below by Month, Day, Year.
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December Day Year Special Historic Events
1
1816
Baltimore, MD First Ciry to Use Illumiating Gas
2
1823
Monroe Doctrine Announced by President Monroe
3
1818
Illinois Admitted to the Union
4
1783
Washington's Farwell Address to His Officers
5
1933
Repeal of Eighteenrh Amendment Proclaimed byPresident
6
1864
President Lincoln Issued Last Message ro Congress
7
1941
Treacherous Japanese Attack in Pearl Harbor
8
1941
U.S. Declares War on Japan
9
1835
Presidential Message Sent Washington to Boston 26 Hrs., 50 min
10
1898
Treaty Between U.S. and Spain Signed at Paris
11
1941
U.S. Declares War on Germany and Italy
12
1946
New York Selected as Permanent Site of Unired Nations
13
1927
Col. Linbergh Began Flight to S. America
14
1911
Capt. Roald Amundsen Discovered S. Pole
15
1890
Sitting Bull Souix Cheif Killed in South Dakota
16
1773
Famous Boston Tea Party
17
1903
Wright's First Successful Aeroplane Flight
18
1865
Thirteenth Amendment Adopted Abolishing Slavery
19
1893
War Vessals Sent to South America to Protect Merchantmen
20
1860
S. Carolina Seceded From Union - Ten Other States Follow
21
Annual
Winter Begins-Shortest Day of the Year.
22
1695
Birth of James E. Oglethotpe Founder of Georgia
23
1620
The Pilgrims Began Building on Plymouth
24
1943
Gen. Eisenhower Appointed to Lead Europan Invasion
25
Annual
Birthday of Jesus Christ. Celebrated by Christians worldwide.
26
1776
Battle of Trenton  ( Revolutionary War
27
1927
U.S. Army Good Will Flyers Reach Mexico City
28
1856
Birth of Woodrow Wilson 28th President of United States
29
1845
Texas Admitted to Union
30
1936
World Naval Treaties Expire
31
1775
Gen. Montgomery Killed at Quebec