Friday, December 2, 2011

This Day in History: December 2nd

-New York City's La Guardia Airport opens, 1939

-Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba, 1976

-Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, 2001

-Holiday: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (International)

-Birthdays: Britney Spears, American singer (30); Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer (33); Cassie Steele, Canadian actress (22); Monica Seles, Yugoslavian tennis player (38); Carol Shea-Porter, former American Congresswoman (59); Aaron Rodgers, American football player (28)

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