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 This day in History - December 15
387 Historic Events for December 15
1979

World Court in Hague rules Iran should relase all US hostages

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1979

Deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama

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1980

ZBZ Sangha registered after 5 yrs of administrative hassles in Warsaw

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1980

Premier Queddei troops conquers Chad capital N'djamena

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1980

NY Yankee Dave Winfield becomes highest-paid player, 10 years $15M

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1981

NASA launches Intelsat V

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1981

4th Emmy Sports Award presentation

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1982

Spain reopens border with Gibraltar

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1982

Sao Tome and Principe constitution approved

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1982

Bill Parcells becomes 12th head coach of NY Giants

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1982

Roy Williams, Teamsters pres, and 4 others convicted of bribery

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1983

Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via El Paso, Kelly AFB

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1983

3 KC Royals suspended due to cocaine usage

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1983

Wendy Wasserstein's "Isn't It Romantic," premieres in NYC

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1983

Last 80 US combat soldiers in Grenada withdrew

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1984

USSR launches Vega 1 for rendezvous with Halley's Comet

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1984

Avon Long, actor (Roots: Next Generation), dies at 74

Death
1984

Jan Peerce, [Perelmuth], operatic tenor, dies at 80 following a stroke

Death
1985

Sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielson wed

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1985

Sheeba Reiter, Fla, illegitimate daughter of Jackie Mason

Birth
1986

CIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure

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1986

150 killed during race riot in Karachi

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1986

Carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift

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1987

"Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, Boston

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1988

Lori Davis of Long Island sues Mike Tyson for grabbing her buttocks

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