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This Date in History Calendar- December 21

In Celebrities, Cold War, Foreign Affairs, History, Technology on December 21, 2007 by Editor Z


Elvis and Nixon meet on this Day in 1970 to discuss the “War on Drugs”.

Courtesy: Hippy.com, wikipedia, History Channel

1913: First crossword puzzle, designed by British Editor Arthur Wynne is published for the first time in the New York World newspaper.

1937: Classic Disney film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” premieres.

1937: Actress/ Activist Jane Fonda is born.

1940: Singer/song writer/ all around icon Frank Zappa is born.

1948: Actor Samuel L Jackson is born.

1958: French Military General Charles de Gaulle is elected President of France.

1967: The first man to undergo a heart transplant, Louis WashKasky, dies 18 days after his surgery in Capetown, South Africa.

1970: Rock legend Elvis Presley and U.S President Richard. M. Nixon meet to discuss the war on Drugs.

1974: The New York Times reveals CIA illegal domestic surveillance activities carried out during the Vietnam War.


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