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28th December 2004 (6 Years)
Susan Sontag, American writer and filmmaker, professor and political activist, died.
29th December 1894 (116 Years)
Christina Rossetti, English poet known for writing a variety of romantic and children's poems, died.
29th December 1940 (70 Years)
In The Second Great Fire of London, the Luftwaffe fire-bombs London, killing almost 200 civilians.
29th December 1986 (24 Years)
Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, dies.
30th December 1865 (145 Years)
The English writer Rudyard Kipling is born. He is best known for his children stories.
30th December 1916 (94 Years)
Grigori Rasputin, Russian mystic and healer closely associated to the Russian royal family, died..
31st December 1514 (496 Years)
Andreas Vesalius, the Flemish physician who wrote and illustrated the first comprehensive textbook of human anatomy, is born.
31st December 1838 (172 Years)
Emile Loubet, 8th president of France, is born.
31st December 1869 (141 Years)
Henri Matisse, the French artist and leader of the Fauvist movement, was born.

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