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  1. The first SMS text message ever sent was on December 3, 1992. It was sent by a 22 year old test engineer from his computer to a phone. The message simply read "Merry Christmas".

  2. Joseph McCarty was one of only three United States Senators to be censored by the Senate. On December 2nd, 1954 the U.S. Senate voted to condemn Senator Joseph McCarthy for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonour and disrepute". The results of the vote were 65 - 22 to condemn him.

  3. Deliberations on the Compromise began on December 22 and came to an end six days later.

  4. Veracruz was admitted as the seventh member of the United Mexican States on December 22, 1823.

  5. On December 22, 1938 Hahn published his findings that splitting a nucleus created lighter elements which is the first publication of nuclear fission.

  6. The last living child of Nicolae and Elena Ceaușescu, when asked about his parents' execution, he stayed that the army "should have killed them when they had arrested them on 22 December", since "a trial is not needed for such actions".

  7. 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

  8. San Luis Potosi became the sixth Mexican state on December 22, 1823.

  9. 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.

  10. The world record for flight endurance was set in a Cessna 172 that took off on December 4, 1958 from Las Vegas, and then landed back at McCarran Airfield on February 7, 1959. The flight lasted 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds.

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Lenin and the Communist Party began negotiations with the Central Powers on December 22, 1917.

The "Roman salute," which is strongly associated with the Nazis, was also the gesture used to accompany the Pledge of Allegiance in American schools until it was officially replaced with the hand-over-the-heart gesture on 22 December 1942.

The Global Orgasm for Peace was held at 6:08 GMT on December 22, 2006. Participants around the world had to have at least one orgasm while thinking about world peace. It was thought that such an event would have a widespread positive effect on human well being

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