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December 23 2010

Good Thursday!
Rise and shine folks, only 2 days till Christmas & 8 days until 2011! Do you have New Years planned out yet? If not, why not? Enjoy the New Years doing something you love! Let’s see what else happened on December 23 :

1783 – George Washington resigns as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland.

1893 – The opera Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck is first performed.

1970 – The North Tower of the World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City is topped out at 1,368 feet (417 m), making it the tallest building in the world.

1972 – A 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes the Nicaraguan capital of Managua killing more than 10,000.

2004 – An 8.1 magnitude earthquake hits Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean.

Taken from Wikipedia.

Random trivia : The highest recorded temperature  at the South Pole was 8°F.

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Written by lordsinsurancelog

December 23, 2010 at 8:30 am