THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Sun­day, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2016. There are six days left in the year. This is Christ­mas Day.

IN THE WORLD

1990: The World Wide Web was born in Geneva, Switzer­land, as com­puter sci­en­tists Tim Bern­ers-Lee and Robert Cail­liau cre­ated the world’s first hy­per­linked web­page. 1991: Soviet Pres­i­dent Mikhail S. Gor­bachev went on tele­vi­sion to an­nounce his res­ig­na­tion as the eighth and fi­nal leader of a com­mu­nist su­per­power that had al­ready gone out of ex­is­tence.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Ac­tor Dick Miller is 88. Singer Jimmy Buf­fett is 70. Pro and Col­lege Foot­ball Hall-of-Famer Larry Csonka is 70. Coun­try singer Bar­bara Man­drell is 68. Ac­tress Sissy Spacek is 67. For­mer White House ad­viser Karl Rove is 66. Singer Annie Len­nox is 62. Reg­gae singer-mu­si­cian Robin Camp­bell (UB40) is 62. Singer Shane MacGowan (The Pogues, The Popes) is 59. Base­ball Hall of Famer Rickey Hen­der­son is 58.

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