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Under the Indian Ocean, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake sent 500-mph
waves across the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal on this day in
2004. The tsunami killed at least 283,000 people in a dozen
countries, including Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Sumatra, Thailand
and India.

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Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found beaten and strangled to death in the basement of her family’s home in Boulder,
CO on this day in 1996.

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On this day in 1941, Winston Churchill became the first British prime minister to address a joint meeting of the
U.S. Congress.

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Tennessee Williams’ play "The Glass Menagerie"
was first performed publicly, at the Civic Theatre
in Chicago,
IL. on this day in 1944.

Anthony Ross, Laurette Taylor, Eddie Dowling and Julie Haydon in
the Broadway production of “The Glass Menagerie”.

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Harry S. Truman
(May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972)

Truman served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953),
taking the office upon the death of
Franklin D. Roosevelt.

On December 5, 1972, Truman was admitted to Kansas City’s
Research
Hospital and
Medical Center
with lung congestion from pneumonia. He
developed multiple organ failure and died at 7:50 am on December 26
at the age of 88.

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Although one paper decided early that Dewey won, Truman was victorious, November 4, 1948.

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