President Woodrow Wilson marries Edith Bolling Galt Wilson (1915)
President Richard Nixon announces that the U.S. will engage North Vietnam in Operation Linebacker II, a series of Christmas bombings, after peace talks collapsed with North Vietnam on the 13th (1972)
The Oakland, CA school board passes a resolution officially declaring "Ebonics" a language or dialect (1996)
President Barack Obama attends a United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen
b: Joseph Stalin (1878), Robert Moses (1888), Douglas Fraser (1916), Randi Weingarten (1957); d: Alexei Kosygin (1980), W. Mark Felt (2008)
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