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  1. The Great Smog" of London, UK was a severe air pollution event that lasted 5 days and killed an estimated 12,000 people in December of 1952.

  2. 12th December is National Poinsettia Day in the USA in honor to Dr. Joel Roberts Poinsett, botanist who introduced Poinsettia to the USA (he died on December 12, 1851).

  3. Henry Hall, a 94 year old lighthouse keeper swallowed a large amount of molten lead during a fire at the Eddystone lighthouse on the 4th of December 1755 lived for 12 days after the incident, decpite it being considered imposible. He was even described as being energetic after the incident.

  4. On 12 June 1884 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society and on December 22 of that year became Cavendish Professor of Physics at the University of Cambridge.

  5. April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12 will all fall on the same day of the week in any yearThese days are called doomsdays, and are meant to help calculate the day of the week of any given date. In 2015 doomsdays are all on Saturday.

  6. People's Republic of Korea (PRK) was a socialist government governing north and south korea after ww2. it was banned in the south by the US military on december 12 1945, and co-opted by the Soviets in the north in February 1946

  7. April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

  8. A fog that blanketed London in December 1952, killing about 12,000 people.

  9. Early Germanic people called December "Yule month," and the two month period of December and January "Yuletide." When Christianity became popular, the season was renamed and condensed to "Christmastide," which lasted 12 days - hence the 12 days of Christmas.

  10. About Project Horizon, a 1959 U.S. Army proposal to build a military base on the Moon by December 1966 manned by 12 soldiers. The plan was rejected by President Eisenhower when primary responsibility for America's space program was transferred to NASA.

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On December 5th, 1952 London was covered by a toxic smog. By the time the smog cleared five days later over 12,000 men, women, and children had died and 150,000 people had been hospitalized.

12,000 Londoners Died Over A Period of Five Days in December 1952 Due To Smog

The Cosmic Calendar, where an astronomer chronologically arranged the 13.8 billion years of the Universe’s age into a single year. In this calendar, the Big Bang took place on January 1st at 12:00 am, while the present moment is 12:59 pm on December 31st

Ke$ha's "Die Young" and Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" were pulled temporarily from many radio stations nationwide following the Newtown Shooting in December '12.

The Animated adaptations of the Legend of the Galactic Heroes book series were produced over the course of 12 years, from 1988 to 2000. The 110 episode main series was released in direct home-video installments during four separate periods between December 1988 and March 1997.

As of December 2018, 12 deaths and 117 injuries have been attributed to Black Friday sales.

Wiz Khalifa has his own day in Pitsburg. December 12. 2012 was named “Wiz Khalifa Day” by the Pittsburgh’s City Council.

One of the last Japanese Army holdouts from World War II, Teruo Nakamura (stationed on Morotai, Indonesia in 1944; discovered in December 1974), received so little back pay from the Japanese government that it would be the modern-day equivalent to ¥12, or $0.11 USD, per day.

Because the Sumerians counted using the individual 12 knuckles on their fingers, they had a sexigesimal number system resulting in time being measured as a base 60. Romans counted with whole fingers using the decimal system. December (Decem=10) is the last month of the ancient Roman calendar

On December 6, 1952, a mysterious fog blanketed London. In the days to follow, visibility was reduced to three feet in some areas, which effectively shut down the city. The fog was so dense and toxic that it led to the deaths of an estimated 12,000 people.

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About 1971 killing of Bengali intellectuals. As the war neared its end, a final effort to wipe off as many intellectuals as possible took place, mostly planned between 12 and 14 December to eliminate the future leaders of the new nation.

Hungarian industrial designer, Eva Zeisel. In 1936 she was falsely accused of participating in an assassination plot against Joseph Stalin and was sent to prison, spending 12 months in solitary confinement. She died on the 30th December 2011 aged 105.

On December 6, 1952, a mysterious fog blanketed London. In the days to follow, visibility was reduced to just three feet in some areas, which effectively shut down the city. The fog was so dense and toxic that it led to the deaths of an estimated 12,000 people.

On December 12, 2016, James Burns voluntarily entered into solitary confinement. This is the Live Webcam Link.

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The People's Republic of Korea (1945-1946), the short lived socialist government of a unified Korea which instituted popular policies of land redistribution, industry nationalization, labor law reform, and equality for women. The US military government outlawed the PRK on December 12, 1945.

The People's Republic of Korea (1945-1946), the short lived Socialist government of a unified Korea which, based on a network of people's committees, presented a program of radical social change. In the south, the US military government outlawed the PRK on December 12, 1945.

Government employees in the Philippines gets additional one month salary (given every May) on top of government mandated 13th month salary given every December before Christmas day. That's total of 14 months salary for 12 months work.

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About Obus Pienaar, born 12 December 1989, who is a South African first-class cricketer who plays for the Knights cricket team.