Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Tuesday - December 23rd...
            It is day 357 of the year 2014, and there are 8 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1790,Jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics.
     Today, this person is/would be 224 years old.
            1918,Jose Greco
     Today, this person is/would be 96 years old.
            1946,Susan Lucci, actress, "Erica Kane, All My Children".
     Today, this person is/would be 68 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1834,Joseph Hansom of London receives patent for Hansom cabs.
            1947,Transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain & Shockley in Bell Labs.
            1985,Congress passes a tax simplification guide, which is 1,379 pages in length, (Sounds simplified to me, how about you?).

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