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What is Today - December 24, 2013

What is Today v3 mossy 300KENTUCKY (12/24/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1777 – Kiritimati, also called Christmas Island, is discovered by James Cook

1818 – "Silent Night" composed by Franz Joseph Gruber; first sung next day

1869 – Edwin McMasters Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55

1905 – Birthday – Howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire/inventor

1914 – Agatha Miller (later best-selling detective author) marries aviator Archibald Christie

1922 – Birthday – Ava Gardner, actress (On the Beach, The Killers)

1923 – Birthday – George Patton IV, American general (d. 2004)

1948 – First US house completely sun heated is occupied (Dover Mass)

1950 – Cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28

1956 – "I Love Lucy" Christmas show airs, never put in syndication

1963 – Birthday – Jay Bilas, American basketball analyst

1970 – Walt Disney's "Aristocats" is released

1971 – Birthday – Ricky Martin, San Juan, Puerto Rico, singer (Menudo)/actor (General Hospital)

1973 – Birthday – Stephenie Meyer, Hartford, Connecticut, Author (Twilight)

1991 – Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of Soviet Union

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