Dec. 10, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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The TW&E History Book

  • Dec. 12, 1870 - Republican Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina becomes the first black member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Dec. 10, 1948 - The United Nations General Assembly adopts its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
  • Dec. 10, 2001 - The Fellowship of the Ring, the first director Peter Jackson's three-film adaption of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, premieres in London. (The New York opening came three days later). The film was a box office smash and went on to win four Academy Awards.
Dec. 10, 2011


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