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On This Day

December 31

New Years Eve

1796 Baltimore is incorporated into a city

1879 Incandescent Lighting is demonstrated by Thomas Edison in Menlo Park New Jersey

1907 The first New Years Eve is held in Time Square

1926 The film The General primers in Tokyo Japan Directed by Clyde Bruckman, Starring Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, & Glen Cavender.

1961 The Beach Boys make their debut

1967 The Great Western Forum opens to LA Lakers beating Houston Rockets 147 - 118

1970 Paul McCartney Files a lawsuit dissolving the Beatles

1976 The Car play their first gig

1988 Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores 5 goals in 5 different ways

1997 Hotmail is bought by Microsoft

Happy Birthday

1937 Anthony Hopkins actor The Elephant man, Hannibal, Nixon & Bram Stoker's Dracula

1941 Sir Alex Ferguson Football manager 13 x Premier League titles with Manchester United. 2 x Champions league title

1943 Ben Kingsley actor starred in Coronation Street, Without a Clue, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Gandhi

1948 Donna Summer singer actress

1959 Val Kilmer actor Batman Forever, The Doors

1973 Crystal Knight porn star

1977 PSY gangnam style most listened to Youtube song


1988 Jada Stevens actress

1990 Sam Faiers Model

1995 Gabby Douglas Olympic Gymnest


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