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On This Day

December 13

National Violin Day

1774 In Philadelphia Zapf's Music Store opens becoming the 1st music store

1960 Imperial Bodyguard seizes the capital of Ethiopia attempted coup of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia

1962 Nasa launches Relay 1

1974 Malta becomes a republic

2002 Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, & Slovenia are now EU members


Happy Birthday

1871 Emily Carr Artist, Painter

1925 Dick Van Dyke Actor

1948 Ted Nugent musician

1952 Junkyard Dog aka Sylvester Ritter WWF legend

1957 Steve Buscemi actor, director Trees Lounge, Reservoir Dogs, Boardwalk Empire

1967 Jamie Foxx Actor In Living Colour, Django, Ray, Any Given Sunday

1967 NeNe Leakes actress Reality Tv Star

1969 Sergei Fedorov NHL Hockey player 3 x Stanley Cup Champion 3 x Presidents Trophy

1981 Amy Lee musician Evanescence

1989 Taylor Swift Pop Queen.



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