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Saturday, December 29, 2012

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<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jim Miller gets bloody UFC 155 win over Joe Lauzon</a>Yahoo! Sports (blog)UFC 155 was headed towards becoming one of the least memorable UFC pay-per-view cards in recent history until Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller stepped in the cage. The lightweights delivered a late Fight of the Year candidate as Miller won 29-28 on all three ...

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On this day in . . .

  • 1778, during the American Revolutionary War: 3,500 British soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell capture Savannah, Georgia without firing a shot
  • 1845, according with International Boundary delimitation, U.S.A annexes the Mexican state of Texas, following the Manifest Destiny doctrine. For others, the Republic of Texas is admitted as the 28th U.S. state
  • 1930, Sir Muhammad Iqbal's presidential address in Allahabad introduces the Two-Nation Theory and outlines a vision for the creation of Pakistan
  • 1934, Japan renounces the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and the London Naval Treaty of 1930
  • 1937, the Irish Free State is replaced by a new state called Ireland with the adoption of a new constitution
  • 1940, during World War II: In The Second Great Fire of London, the Luftwaffe fire-bombs London, killing almost 200 civilians
  • 1949, KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut becomes the first Ultra high frequency (UHF) television station to operate a daily schedule
  • 1959, physicist Richard Feynman gives a speech entitled "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom", which is regarded as the birth of nanotechnology
  • 1998, leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologize for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over 1 million lives