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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.
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Classical sculpture Laocoon and his children.
1742 - Astronomer Edmund Halley, discoverer of several celestial bodies, including the comet named after him, dies.
1506 - The classic sculpture Laocoonand his sons are rediscovered in Rome by Felice de Fredi and sold immediately to Pope Julius II.
1507 - Born Catherine of Austria, archduchess of Austria, princess of Spain and queen of Portugal.
1724 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne in favor of his eldest son.
1774 - The US ratifies the peace treaty with Britain, which formally ends the war of independence.
1784 - The United States ratifies a peace treaty with England and ends the American revolution.
1809 - The alliance between England and Spain is signed to fight against Napoleon, whose troops had invaded Spain.
1814 - By a treaty with Great Britain, Denmark recovers the territories it has lost except for Helgoland.
1858 - We discover the conspiracy led by Felice Orsini, which aimed at the assassination of Napoleon III.
1863 - Born Manuel Gomes da Costa, Marshal and President of the Portuguese Republic.
1867 - Peru declares war on Spain.
1876 - The phone is patented by its inventor, Alexander Graham Bell.
1898 - Dies Lewis Carrol, pseudonym Charles Lutwedge Dodgon, author of "Alice in Wonderland."
1907 Hundreds of people die when an earthquake strikes Kingston, the capital of Jamaica.
1914 - Henry Ford, Ford's founder, announces a new system on his factory's assembly line that reduces a car's production from 12.5 hours to 93 minutes.
- The eruption of Strato volcano on the island of Sakura in Japan kills 7,000 people and destroys 13,000 homes.
- General strike of railways in Portugal.
1942 - US forces, led by General Douglas Macarthur, resist the Japanese attacks on the Philippines during World War II.
1944 - Begins the Soviet offensive against German troops in Leningrad and Novgorod during World War II.
1952 - The Winter Olympic Games in Oslo, Norway begin.
- Felix Calonder dies, former president of the Swiss Confederation in 1918.
1953 - The Yugoslavia Parliament elects Marshal Tito as President of the Republic.
1954 - American movie muse Marilyn Monroe marries baseball player Joe DiMaggio. The union lasts only nine months because he was violent and very jealous.
1957 - American actor Humphrey Bogart dies.
1963 - French President Charles de Gaulle objects to Britain's entry into the common market and rejects the US offer of "polaris" missiles.
1964 Jacqueline Kennedy makes her first public TV appearance since the murder of her husband John, President of the United States, in November of the previous year.
1965 - The Prime Ministers of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland meet for the first time in 43 years.
1966 - Indonesia closes its UN delegation.
1969 - The largest warship in the world, the US aircraft carrier "Enterprise", suffers a fire and explosions aboard while maneuvering off Hawaii, killing 25 crew members.
- Beginning of the Soyuz 4 space mission.
1971 - Federal German Chancellor Willy Brandt offers to negotiate a non-aggression pact with the Democratic Republic of Germany.
1973 - The first satellite music show - Elvis Presley in Hawaii (Aloha from Hawaii) takes place.
1977 - Anthony Eden dies at the age of 79, former British Prime Minister.
1980 - Indira Gandhi begins her second term as Prime Minister of India.
1981 - General Ramalho Eanes begins his second term as president of the Portuguese Republic.
1985 - The Israeli government approves a plan to withdraw its forces from Lebanon in three phases.
1986 - General Ramalho Eanes ends his presidential duties for which he was elected on 27 June 1976 and 7 December 1980.
1988 - A North Korean agent confesses to placing a bomb aboard the South Korean plane that crashed on November 29 in the Burmese jungle with 115 people on board.
1994 - The Presidents of the United States of America, Russia and Ukraine sign in Moscow an agreement on the elimination of the Ukrainian nuclear arsenal.
- The Duchess of Kent, cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, converts to Catholicism in a ceremony held in the private primate chapel of the British Catholic Church.
1996 - Jorge Sampaio is elected President of the Portuguese Republic, with 53.83% of the votes cast. Cavaco Silva would get 46.17 percent.
1996 - Right-wing businessman Álvaro Arzu takes power as Guatemala's new president.
2000 Surgeons at Edouard-Herriot Hospital first perform a double forearm transplant on a patient who had lost them four years ago.
- A UN court sentenced five Croats to 25 years in prison for the massacre of 103 Muslims in a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1993.
2001 - Socialist Jorge Sampaio is re-elected President of the Republic of Portugal.
2005 - Cassini-Huygens probe lands on Titan, soil of the largest moon on the planet Saturn.