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15th December

687
On 15th December, 687, Pope Sergius I was elected. Pope Sergius I was a Pope and he served from 15th December, 687 until his death in the year 701. He was selected at a time when 2 competitors, the Archpriest Theodore and the Archdeacon Paschal were inaccessible in dispute about which of them should become pope. His papacy was conquered by his reply to the Quinisext Council, whose canons he rejected to receive. Thereupon the Byzantine Ruler Justinian II ordered Sergius’ kidnapping but the Roman people and the Italian militia of the Exarch of Ravenna declined to permit the exarch to remove Sergius to Constantinople.

1467
On 15th December, 1467, Stephen III of Moldavia defeated Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter this being wounded for 3 times duing the Battle of Baia. The Battle of Baia was held on 15th December , 1467 what held between Hungarian King, Matthias Corvinus and the Moldavian Prince, Stephen the Great. The fight was the last Hungarian effort to subdue the self-governing Moldavia, as previous efforts had ended in failure. Matthias Corvinus is also called Matthias I. He was a King of Hungary and Croatia. He served from the year 1458 to year 1490. After directing numerous military movements, he was selected as a King of Bohemia in the year 1469 and accepted the title Duke of Austria in the year 1487. He was the son of John Hunyadi, Regent of Hungary, who died in the year 1456. Stephen III of Moldavia is also called as Stephen the Great. He died on 2nd July 1504 was voivode of Moldavia from the year 1457 to year 1504. He was the son and co-ruler of Bogdan II of Moldavia who was killed in the year 1451.

1791
The United States Bill of Rights became law when approved by the Virginia General Assembly on 15th December, 1791. The Bill of Rights is the first 10 major amendments to the United States Constitution. This was proposed following the oftentimes bitter from the year 1787 to year 1788 fight over approval of the U.S. Constitution, and fashioned to address the oppositions what elevated by Anti-Federalists, the Bill of Rights amendments add to the Constitution specific assurances of personal liberties and rights, clear confines on the government’s power in judicial and other accounts, and obvious statements that all powers not exactly surrogate to Congress by the Constitution are kept for the states or the people. The Virginia General Assembly is the governmental body of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the oldest unremitting law-making body in the New World what established on 30th July, 1619.

1906
The London Underground’s Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway opened on 15th December, 1906. The London Underground is also called the Underground, or the Tube. This is a public fast transit system portion London and some parts of the head-to-head counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire what is in the United Kingdom. The Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway is also called the Piccadilly tube. This was a railway company what established in the year 1902 that built a deep-level underground “tube” railway in London. The GNP&BR was molded through a merger of 2 older companies, the Brompton and Piccadilly Circus Railway, Strand Railway and the Great Northern. It also incorporated part of a tube route planned by a 3rd company, the District Railway. The combined company was a subsidiary of the Underground Electric Railways Company of London.

1917
During the First World War, on 15th December, 1917, An armistice held between Russia and the Central Powers was made. An armistice was a contract what made between the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Bulgaria, the German Empire and the Ottoman Empire, the Central Powers on the one side and the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on the other side. The settlement became active two days later, on 17 December. By this agreement Russia de facto departed First World War, though fighting would temporarily resume before the Agreement of Brest-Litovsk was contracted on 3rd March 1918 and Russia made concord.

1942
During the Second World War, on 15th December, 1942, The Combat of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse started during the Guadalcanal Campaign. The Battle of the Gifu held from 15th December 1942 to 23rd January 1943. It is also called the Battle of Mount Austen, the Sea Horse and the Galloping Horse. This battle mainly an appointment between Imperial Japanese and United States forces. It held in the hills near the Matanikau River part on Guadalcanal through the Guadalcanal Campaign. The U.S. forces were under the general command of Alexander Patch and the Japanese military forces were under the general knowledge of Harukichi Hyakutake. The U.S. was endeavoring to abolish the Japanese military forces on Guadalcanal and the Japanese were irritating to hold their self-protective positions until helps could reach. The Guadalcanal Campaign is also called the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower. This was an armed campaign what fought between 7th August 1942 and 9th February 1943 on and about the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of Second World War. This was the 1st major aggressive by Associated forces against the Territory of Japan.

1960
On 15th December, 1960, Richard Pavlick was detained for plotting to murder U.S. President-Elect John F. Kennedy. Richard Paul Pavlick was a retired postal worker. He served from New Hampshire who followed U.S. president-elect John F. Kennedy, with the resolved of murdering him. On 11th December, 1960, in Palm Beach, Florida, Pavlick situated himself to carry out the murder by gusting up Kennedy and himself with blast, but behind the effort as Kennedy was with his wife and children. He was detained before he was capable to stage another effort. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is also commonly called by his initials of the name JFK. He was an American statesman and served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his murder in November 1963. Kennedy also served at the height of the Cold War, and much of his position absorbed on handling relatives with the Soviet Union. He was a member of the Democratic Party who signified Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate preceding to becoming president.

2000
On 15th December, 2000, The 3rd reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was shut down. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant or Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is a withdrew nuclear power station claose to the city of Pripyat, Ukraine, 16 km from the Belarus–Ukraine border, 14.5 km northwest of the city of Chornobyl and about 110 km north of Kiev.

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