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December 16: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History

Event

(December 16, 1773)
In what became known as the Boston Tea Party, American colonists dressed as Mohawk Indians hurled 342 chests of tea belonging to the British East India Company into Boston Harbor on this day in 1773 to protest a tea tax. photo source: wikimedia.org

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(December 16, 1903)
The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel in Bombay first welcomes visitors. photo source: wikimedia.org

(December 16, 2009)
James Cameron's science-fiction thriller Avatar was released globally and grossed over $2.7 billion. photo source: wikimedia.org

(Died on December 16, 2017)
Keely Smith, American singer and actress (b. 1928).

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