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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining December 15. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is December 15 so important!

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Top 10 December 15 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. If the history of the universe was condensed into a year, the Milky Way would form on May 15, life on earth would appear on September 21, and the dinosaurs would go extinct on December 30. Modern humans would evolve on December 31 at 11:52 PM and Columbus would discover America at 11:59:58 PM.

  2. When Nick GaS shut down in December 2007, Dish Network kept an automated loop of the network still on the air for 15 months

  3. On December 10th, 1963, 15 days after it was lit, the John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame in Washington, D.C. was accidentally extinguished by a group of Catholic schoolchildren who were sprinkling it with holy water.

  4. After 20 years of operation, AOL Instant Messenger will be discontinued on December 15, 2017.

  5. On December 15 and 16, Burnside was able to successfully lead the remainder of the Union troops on their retreat out of Fredericksburg and into Stafford Heights. The bridges over the Rappahannock were dismantled as they went.

  6. The battle was fought on December 15 -16, 1864.

  7. Sitting Bull was killed on December 15, 1890 when federal officers attempted to arrest him for planning to leave the reservation and for taking part in the Ghost Dance movement. A struggle ensued with Sitting Bull, several of his supporters, and some federal officers dying in a shootout.

  8. The battle took place from December 11 through December 15, 1862.

  9. On December 15, 1747, a man named Edward Legge was elected to Parliament unopposed. The only problem was that he died 87 days earlier in the West Indies.

  10. After losing Atlanta to the Union forces on July 22, 1864, Hood retreated to Tennessee where he attacked Nashville in a frontal assault on December 15-16, 1864, which ultimately destroyed the Army of Tennessee

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The Hartford Convention that took place between December 15, 1814 and January 5, 1815 essentially branded the Federalists as traitors and they lost their standing after being discredited.

At 15:30:08 UTC on 4 December 292,277,026,596 AD , time on 64-Bit Unix Systems will fail .

The record for the longest bareknuckle fight is listed as 6 hours and 15 minutes for a match between James Kelly and Jonathan Smith, fought near Fiery Creek, Victoria, Australia, on December 3, 1855, when Smith gave in after 17 rounds.

On June 15, 2015, it was announced that Eiichiro Oda and One Piece had set the Guinness World Record for "the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author" with 320,866,000 copies printed worldwide up until December 2014.

Panama Formally Declared War on the United States on December 15, 1989

The first African American governor, named Pinckney Pinchback, was elected in Louisiana and only served for 15 days, from December 29, 1872, to January 13, 1873.

On Sunday, 4 December 292,277,026,596 at exactly 15:30:08 UTC, 64-bit versions of the Unix time stamp will cease to work.

Randy Quaid made a movie during his celebrity meltdown and its available online till December 15 on his account, alongside a sex tape of him and his wife. It got called a "drugged out dreck" by the only critic who ever saw it in theaters.

On this very day i.e 15 December of 1961, Adolf Eichmann, the Architect of the Holocaust aka the Nazi SS officer who organized Adolf Hitler’s 'Final Solution', was sentenced to death by the war tribunal in Tel Aviv, Israel.

If there was no Leap Year, today would be July 15, 2017. We would also be starting summer this December and having winter next June.

In December 15, 1791, a fairly new Nation began telling the World that it is a "Right" for The People to shoot guns and eventaully drop bombs on other people. The Wheels of Death continues to plows through Humanity as this law oils em up.

Stroopwafel: Word of the day for December 15, 2016

"Dating Relationship Love Chat Friendship Wedding" article of the day for December 15, 2016

Between 10 and 20 journalists are killed each year in Russia under various circumstances. The Remembrance Day of Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty is observed on 15 December every year.

The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms and was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the first ten amendments contained in the Bill of Rights.

The Palestinian City of Bethlehem has about the latitutude of Savannah, Georgia and a typical December high temperature of 60 Degrees F, 15 F.

The Palestinian City of Bethlehem has about the Latitude of Savannah, Georgia and a typical December high temperature of 60 F / 15 C.

What Important Events Happened on December 15?

On this day, December 15, 1973, the American Psychiatric Association Voted 13-0 to remove homosexuality from its official list of psychiatric disorders.

The US Army didn't retire it's last horse drawn Artillery and mule drawn Quartermaster units until December 15, 1956.

How well do you know your tea? There's nothing like a cup of tea.With less than a week to go until International Tea Day on 15 December, we thought we would give you a chance to find out how much you know about tea. So take the quiz and find out if you

MIT is releasing the decisions for the incoming undergraduate Class of 2019 on the 13th of December at 3:16, or 12/13/14, 15:16 .

The song You've Lost That Loving Feeling was ranked by BMI in December 1999 as the most-played song on American radio and television in the 20th century, having accumulated more than 8 million airplays by 1999, and nearly 15 million by 2011.

The longest bareknuckle fight is listed as 6 hours and 15 minutes fought in Victoria, Australia, on December 3, 1855

In December, 'Notch' (The creator of Minecraft) had bought an 8-bedroom, 15-bath mansion.