A to Z This Day in World History | December 14th

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Here are some historical events that happened on December 14:

1287: St. Lucia’s flood, a tidal surge in the North Sea, struck the Netherlands, Belgium, and England, leading to the death of tens of thousands of people.

1799: The first president of the United States, George Washington, died at Mount Vernon, Virginia.

1911: Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first person to reach the South Pole.

1918: Women in the United Kingdom voted for the first time in a general election.

1946: The United Nations General Assembly voted to establish the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

1962: The Mariner 2 spacecraft became the first to successfully fly by Venus, providing valuable data about the planet.

1972: Apollo 17, the final Apollo moon mission, landed on the Moon. This mission included the last humans to walk on the lunar surface, Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt.

1981: Israel annexed the Golan Heights, which it had captured from Syria in 1967.

2012: A mass shooting occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, resulting in the deaths of 20 children and 6 adults.

2015: The Paris Agreement on climate change was adopted by 196 countries during the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

These events cover a range of historical periods and reflect various aspects of political, scientific, and cultural significance.

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