On December 16, 1773, a group of Massachusetts colonists, dressed as Mohawk indians, raided three British tea ships in Boston Harbor and dumped 342 chests of tea overboard. 441 more words
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This Week In History: The Beach Boys, Chic's 'Le Freak' + Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band LIVE!
The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge.
“Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. 1,254 more words
On December 3, 1967, a South African heart surgeon, Dr. Christiaan Barnard, performed the first human heart transplant operation. Leading a large team of surgeons at Groote Shuur Hospital in Cape Town, Bernard replaced the mortally diseased heart of Louis Washkansky, a 53 year old grocer, with the healthy heart of a 25 year old motor accident victim, Denise Darvall. 146 more words
1 December 1863
Opening of the Ferrymead to Moorhouse Avenue railway, New Zealand’s first public steam railway. (The gauge was 5ft 3ins.)
1 December 1949… 161 more words