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Tuesday December 10th
1864 Union General Sherman completed his March to the Sea, arriving at
1869 Women were granted the right to vote in the
1898 The Spanish-American War ended.
1901 The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in
1906 President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1964 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize.
1967 The Steve Miller Blues Band signed with Capitol Records for an unheard of $750,000.
1976 Paul McCartney & Wings’ live album, ‘Wings over
1976 Generation X, featuring Billy Idol, made their live debut at The Central College Of Art,
1983 Stevie Nicks performed ‘Stand Back’ and ‘Nightbird’ on ‘Saturday Night Live.’
1983 ‘Say Say Say,’ a duet by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, hit No. 1 on the singles chart, for the first of six weeks.
2006 With his 29th touchdown, San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson broke the NFL record for touchdowns in a single season.
2007 Joined by Jason Bonham, Led Zeppelin played their first concert in 19 years at
Wednesday December 11th
1844 Nitrous oxide was used for the first time in dentistry.
1896 Gugliermo Marconi gives the first public demonstration of radio at Toynbee Hall,
1936 Edward VIII became the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne after strong disapproval of his decision to marry American divorcée Wallis Warfield Simpson.
1941 Four days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Germany and Italy declared war on the U.S.
1946 The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was established.
1970 ‘The Magic Christian,’ starring Peter Sellers & Ringo Starr, opened in the U.K.
1970 John Lennon released ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band,’ his first post-Beatles solo album.
1972 Genesis made their U.S. live debut at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA outside of Boston.
1976 KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was electrocuted on stage in Florida when he touched a short circuited light. He was carried off but returned 10 minutes later to finish the show.
1976 Bob Seger released ‘Night Moves’ as a single, which serves as his national breakthrough.
1978 The original lineup of Black Sabbath performed their last concert (until 1997) in Albuquerque, NM.
1981 Muhammad Ali fought his 61st and final fight, losing to Trevor Berbick, ending his career 56-5.
1982 Billy Idol made his first appearance on ‘American Bandstand,’ performing ‘Hot in the City’ & ‘White Wedding.’
1992 ‘A Few Good Men,’ starring Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise, opened.
1998 Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee push through three articles of impeachment against President Clinton.
1999 R.E.M. guest on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ performing ‘The Great Beyond’ and ‘Man on the Moon.’
2000 Alex Rodriguez signed the largest contract in sports history, a 10-year, $252 million deal with the Texas Rangers.
2002 David Lee Roth filed suit against Van Halen & Warner Bros. for unpaid royalties.
2002 The remainder of Guns N’ Roses’ North American tour was cancelled after an Axl Rose no-show caused a riot in Philadelphia six days earlier. 35 concerts were scheduled, 16 took place.
2003 ‘The Osbourne Family Christmas Special’ aired on MTV.
2008 Financier Bernie Madoff was arrested and charged with masterminding a long-running $65 billion Ponzi scheme.
1961 Darryl Jones, Rolling Stones bassist (1993-present)
Thursday December 12th
1870 Joseph Rainey was seated as the first African American in the U.S. House of Representatives.
1901 Guglielmo Marconi sent the first transatlantic radio signal from Cornwall, England, to Newfoundland, Canada.
1913 The Mona Lisa was recovered in Florence after having been stolen two years earlier from the Louvre.
1917 Father Edward J. Flanagan opened a home for troubled and neglected children, known as "Boys Town," in Omaha, NE.
1925 The first motel opened in San Luis Obispo, CA.
1967 The Rolling Stones’ Brian Jones received a $1,500 fine and three years’ probation for marijuana possession after three doctors concur that Jones was in a poor mental state & had suicidal tendencies.
1968 The Rolling Stones with John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, The Who, Jethro Tull, Mitch Mitchell, Marianne Faithful, Mia Farrow and various circus performers filmed the ‘Rolling Stones’ Rock & Roll Circus’ at a London studio. The film finally debuted in late 1996.
1970 The Doors performed their final concert with their original lineup at The Warehouse in New Orleans.
1974 The Rolling Stones announced the departure of guitarist Mick Taylor.
1980 The Clash released the triple-album ‘Sandinista!’
1985 Ian Stewart, the Rolling Stones founding member, keyboardist, and road manager, died at 47.
1998 A 7” single by the Quarry Men featuring Lennon, McCartney and Harrison was named as the rarest record of all time. 50 copies were made, each valued at $20,500.
2000 The Supreme Court stopped the presidential election recount in Florida.
2003 Mick Jagger was knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
2008 The hometown of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards named new streets in a development after Rolling Stones hits. 13 streets feature names like Angie Mews, Babylon Close, Sympathy Street, Little Red Walk and Satisfaction Street.
Friday December 13th
1904 The ice cream cone was patented by Italo Marchioni of NY. Though not technically a cone, Marchioni claimed that he has been selling ice cream in edible pastry holders since 1896.
1843 Charles Dickens' ‘A Christmas Carol’ was first published.
1974 George Harrison met President Ford at the White House after the president's son Jack invited Harrison to Washington DC.
1975 The government of Chile denied the Rolling Stones permission to play on Easter Island, saying "the whole future of the island" would be jeopardized.
1975 Foghat's ‘Slow Ride’ was released as a single.
1983 The Detroit Pistons defeated the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in triple overtime, in the highest scoring game in the history of the NBA.
1985 Phil Collins made his acting debut on an episode of ‘Miami Vice.’
1996 ‘Jerry Maguire,’ starring Tom Cruise, opened.
2000 36 days after the election, Al Gore conceded and George W. Bush accepted the presidency.
2003 American forces captured Saddam Hussein in a hole near his hometown of Tikrit.
2008 Joe Walsh marries Marjorie Bach -- the sister of Ringo Starr's wife, actress Barbara Bach -- at a star-studded affair in
Saturday December 14th
1799 George Washington died at 67 of acute laryngitis.
1911 Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole.
1962 Bill Wyman made his live debut with The Rollin' Stones at the Ricky Tick Club, Star and Garter Hotel in Windsor, England.
1967 Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones was rushed to St George’s hospital in London after collapsing. A doctor reported Jones was suffering from exhaustion and was also recovering from dental work.
1972 Alexander's department store in New York stayed open late so Alice Cooper could do Christmas shopping.
1972 Ringo Starr's film about T. Rex, ‘Born to Boogie,’ premiered in London.
1979 The Clash released the ‘London Calling’ album.
1980 In New York, over 100,000 people converge in Central Park in tribute of John Lennon. In Liverpool, a crowd of 30,000 gathered outside St. George's Hall. At Yoko Ono’s request, a ten minute silent vigil started at 2 p.m EST.
1995 Formerly classified documents revealed that the FBI spied on John Lennon during the early '70s in an attempt to have him deported from the U.S.
1996 Paul & Linda McCartney were given PETA’s first Lifetime Achievement Award.
1997 Kurt Winter, Guess Who guitarist from 1970 to 1974, died of kidney failure at 51.
1999 ‘Peanuts’ cartoonist Charles M. Schulz announced his retirement.
1999 Paul McCartney performed at the Cavern Club in Liverpool for the first time since 1963. David Gilmour & Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice joined McCartney on stage.
2003 Ozzy & Kelly Osbourne were No.1 on the U.K. singles chart with a remake of Black Sabbath’s 'Changes,’ the first father/daughter chart topper since Frank & Nancy Sinatra in 1967.
2004 At the funeral for Pantera guitarist ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott, Eddie Van Halen placed his original black and yellow striped guitar into the Kiss Kasket ‘Dimebag’ was buried in.
1949 Cliff Williams, AC/DC bassist
Sunday December 15th
1791 The Bill of Rights became law with Virginia's ratification.
1939 ‘Gone With the Wind’ premiered in Atlanta, GA.
1973 Aerosmith made their first appearance on ‘American Bandstand,’ performing ‘Dream On.’
1978 ‘Superman,’ starring Christopher Reeve, opened.
1993 ‘Schindler's List,’ directed by Steven Spielberg, opened.
1994 Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora married Heather Locklear. They divorce in 2006.
2001 Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh was given an honorary Doctorate of Music from Kent State University in Ohio.
2006 The co-founder of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun, died at 83.
1955 Paul Simonon, The Clash bassist
Monday December 16th
1770 Composer Ludwig Van Beethoven was born.
1773 The Boston Tea Party occurred in Boston Harbor. American colonists dumped more than 300 chests of English tea into the harbor in protest of British tea taxes and monopoly.
1944 A German D-Day counterattack, which became known as the
1951 ‘Dragnet’ debuted on NBC.
1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience released ‘Hey Joe’ as a single in the U.S.
1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded 'Foxey Lady' and made their TV debut on the
1973 OJ Simpson became the first NFL running back to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a single season.
1977 ‘Saturday Night Fever,’ starring John Travola, opened in theaters.
1979 KISS performed their last concert with their original lineup at the Toledo Sports Arena until their reunion tour in 1996.
2000 President George W Bush selected Colin Powell to be Secretary of State; the first African-American to hold the office.
2005 U2’s Vertigo tour was declared the top grossing tour of 2005, grossing $260 million & drawing 3 million people to 90 sellout concerts.
2010 CNN host, Larry King, retired from ‘Larry King Live’ after 25 years.
1950 Billy Gibbons, ZZ Top singer-guitarist