On This Day: December 31st
This is 365th day of the year and 0 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—3 Tevet 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 6th day of the 12th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Thomas Edison gave the first public demonstration of an electric incandescent lamp.
Pronunciation: [äNrE´ mätEs´]
1869–1954, French Artist.
Simon Wiesenthalwriter, activist
George C. Marshallgeneral and cabinet member
Elizabeth Ardenbeautician, business executive
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