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On this day:

1898: The Curies announce the existence of Radium

1966: First Kwanzaa celebrations, it is a recognition of African culture and heritage.

2004: Massive tsunami, caused by an earthquake of 9.1 magnitude, causes damage and kills thousands in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand

Born on this day:

1791: Charles Babbage, English mathematician, engineer, invented the Difference engine

1891: Henry Miller, American author, painter

Gone on this day:

1890: Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist

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