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December 28: Day of the Holy Innocents (Western Christianity)
- 1065 – Westminster Abbey in London, built by Edward the Confessor between 1045 and 1050, was consecrated.
- 1612 – Galileo became the first person to observe the planet Neptune, although he mistakenly catalogued it as a fixed star.
- 1832 – John C. Calhoun became the first Vice President of the United States to resign.
- 1908 – A magnitude 7.2 earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Messina, Italy, killing more than 100,000 people.
- 1935 – Politician Pavel Postyshev revived the New Year tree tradition in the Soviet Union when Pravda published his letter asking for them to be installed in schools, children's homes, Young Pioneer Palaces, children's clubs, children's theaters, and cinema theaters.
Twelve Days of Christmas
Today the postman left me four colly birds. Now really, they're beautiful, but don't you think enough is enough? You're being much too romantic.
Agnes188.8.131.52 (talk) 19:45, 7 November 2015 (UTC)