SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2018

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2018

Today is Saturday, December 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year.

1777 — Captain Cook leaves Society Islands

1813 — Ludwig von Beethoven's seventh symphony in A major premieres

1846 — Hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust" premieres

1863 — President Abraham Lincoln announces plan for reconstruction of the south

1863 — Jesuit Church of La Compana in Santiago, Chile, catches fire, 2,500 die in panic

1869 — 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome

1913 — Construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco

1914 — British and German fleets battle at Falkland Island


Today is Saturday, December 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year.

1777 — Captain Cook leaves Society Islands

1813 — Ludwig von Beethoven's seventh symphony in A major premieres

1846 — Hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust" premieres

1863 — President Abraham Lincoln announces plan for reconstruction of the south

1863 — Jesuit Church of La Compana in Santiago, Chile, catches fire, 2,500 die in panic

1869 — 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome

1913 — Construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco

1914 — British and German fleets battle at Falkland Island


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