De­cem­ber 8

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - SNAPCHAT -

1864 – The Clifton Sus­pen­sion Bridge, de­signed by Isam­bard King­dom Brunel, is fi­nally opened in Bris­tol, five years af­ter his death.

1941 – US Pres­i­dent Franklin D Roo­sevelt de­liv­ers “Day of In­famy” speech to US Congress a day af­ter the bomb­ing of Pearl Har­bor.

1961 – Crick­eters Ed­die Bar­low and Peter Pol­lock make their Test de­buts against New Zealand in Dur­ban.

1998 – 81 peo­ple are killed by armed groups in Al­ge­ria in the Tad­jena mas­sacre.

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