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De­cem­ber 8, 1863

1953: Pres­i­dent Eisen­hower pro­posed an in­ter­na­tional agency for the peace­ful de­vel­op­ment of atomic en­ergy

1991: The for­mer Soviet republics of Rus­sia, Be­larus and Ukraine cre­ated a Com­mon­wealth of In­de­pen­dent States

2003: Robert Mu­gabe pulled Zim­babwe out of the Com­mon­wealth af­ter lead­ers ex­tended its sus­pen­sion in­def­i­nitely

2003: A court in Athens con­victed 15 mem­bers of the Greek ter­ror­ist group Novem­ber 17 of 23 mur­ders

English boxer Tom King de­feated Amer­i­can John Heenan to be­come the world’s first heavy­weight cham­pion. The fight lasted 35 min­utes and 25 rounds

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