Historical Events for 15th December 2018

1593 – State of Holland grants patent on windmill with a crankshaft
1667 – Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1917 – World War I: An armistice is reached between the new Russian Bolshevik government and the Central Powers.
1941 – The American Federation of Labor adopts a no-strike policy in war industries.
1941 – German submarine U-127 sinks
1949 – Albert Camus’ play “The Just Assassins” (“Les Justes”) premieres in Paris
1961 – L J Suenens appointed archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels
1967 – The Silver Bridge collapses over the Ohio River in the US, killing 46 people
1992 – Arthur Ashe is named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
2005 – Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.

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