Tuesday, December 20, 2011

This Day in History: December 20th

-The Virginia Company loads three ships with settlers and sets sail to establish Jamestown, VA, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas, 1606

-National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam is formed, 1960

-Nato begins peacekeeping in Bosnia, 1995

-Macau is handed over to the People's Republic of China by Portugal, 1999

-Brittany Murphy, American actress, died, 2009

-Holiday: International Human Solidarity Day

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