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Hoy en la Historia - 16 de Diciembre

En 1689, English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution

En 1773, Big Tea Party in Boston Harbor Indians welcome

En 1857, Earthquake in Naples Italy

En 1893, Anton Dvorak's "New World Symphony" premieres

En 1905, Variety covering all phases of show business 1st published

En 1907, Great White Fleet sails from Hampton Downs on it's World Cruise

En 1909, US pressure forces Nicaraguan Pres Jos‚ Santos Zelaya from office

En 1911, South Pole 1st reached by Norwegian Roald Amundsen

En 1944, Battle of the Bulge began

En 1965, Gemini VI returns to Earth

En 1983, Yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time

Cumpleaños famosos

1485, Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of Henry VIII

1770, Ludwig von Beethoven, Bonn Germany, composer

1775, Jane Austen, English novelist (Pride and Prejudice)

1863, George Santayana, philosopher, poet, humanist

1899, Sir Noel Coward, playwright

1900, V.S. Pritchett, literary critic

1901, Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa)

1917, Arthur C. Clarke, science-fiction author (2001, Childhood's End)

1926, James McCracken, dramatic tenor

1939, Liv Ullman, in Tokyo Japan (Cries and Whispers)

1941, Leslie Stahl, TV newsperson

1952, Elayne Boosler, Comedian

1962, William Perry, Chicago Bears (The Refrigerator)

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