Dec. 29, 2012
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Hour B, Segment 5

TW&E History Book

Dec. 29, 1170—Archbishop Thomas Becket is murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in England.

Dec. 31, 1879—Inventor Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting.

Dec. 31, 1992—Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved, resulting in the creation of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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Dec. 29, 2012