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December 08 2010

Do you remember what you were doing 365 days ago?

Here are some historic events that occurred on December 8th:

1941 – United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares December 7 to be “a date which will live in infamy”, after which the U.S. and the Republic of China declare war against Japan.
1980 – John Lennon, an English musician and peace activist, is assassinated by Mark David Chapman, a mentally unstable fan, in front of the Dakota apartment building in New York City.
1993 – The North American Free Trade Agreement is signed into law by US President Bill Clinton.

Today is also Bodhi Day in Japan!
It’s a Buddhist holiday that celebrates the day Buddha is believed to have experienced enlightenment, also known as Bodhi in Sankirt or Pali.

Happy Bodhi Day!



Written by lordsinsurancelog

December 8, 2010 at 10:54 am

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