This was 359th day of the year and 7 days remained in the year.
Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama died in Cochin, India.
The War of 1812 between America and Britain ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
"Silent Night" was composed by Franz Joseph Gruber.
The Ku Klux Klan was formed in Pulaski, Tennessee.
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