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December 21 Birthdays

Joseph Stalin
1879–1953, Soviet Communist Leader.

Jane Fonda
actress (1937)

Frank Zappa
rock musician , composer, and pianist (1940)

Samuel L. Jackson
actor (1948)

Ray Romano
comedian, actor (1957)

Kiefer Sutherland
actor (1966)

Julie Delpy
actor (1969)

December 2012
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December 21 in History

1620

The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

1891

The first basketball game, invented at Springfield College in Massachusetts by James E. Naismith, was played.

1898

Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium.

1913

The first crossword puzzle was printed in the New York World.

1937

Disney's Snow White, the first feature length color and sound cartoon, premiered.

1970

Elvis Presley met with president Richard Nixon in the White House.

1988

A terrorist bomb exploded aboard a Pan Am Boeing 747 over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people.

1991

Eleven of the former Soviet republics form the Commonwealth of Independent States.

1995

Palestinians took over the control of the city of Bethlehem.

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