Wednesday 13 December 2017


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Today
Sunrise 08:00
Sunset in 16:50


Tomorrow:
Sunrise 08:01
Sunset in 16:50


Difference :
-1 minute less


Full moon :
02/01 03:25


New moon :
18/12 07:31


6 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 13 December

1920 : Creation of the Haribo Company


The company founder of Haribois Hans Riegel.
To mame it, he used the first two letters of his firstname, his name and his hometown called "Bonn".
In 1922 the company grew through the creation of the "dancing bear" and shortly before the war, it already had about 400 employees.

1937 : Fall of Nanking beginning of the Nanking Massacre


The Chinese city of Nanking fell to Japanese troops. For six weeks, Japanese troops will engage in brutality and atrocities, killing civilians and military and systematically raping women. The Nanking Massacre also known as the Rape of Nanking killed 300,000 people. This event is still a sensitive issue between the two countries in particular because of revisionists and nationalists in Japan.

1960 : U.S. defeated in the Davis Cup against Italy


The U.S. did not reach the final of the Davis Cup for the first time since the creation of this tennis tournament. They lost against Italy who reached the finals for the first time.

2000 : Al Gore conceded the presidential election


Al Gore conceded the presidential election and George W. Bush was named president.

2001 : Suicide attack in Indian parliament


A group of armed men break security to attack the parliament building in the Indian capital, New Delhi killing 12 people.

2003 : Saddam Hussein captured


U.S. forces captured Saddam Hussein near Tikrit in Iraq.

2007 : Treaty of Lisbon


The 27 countries of the European Union sign the Treaty of Lisbon, which replaces the draft Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe. It amends the Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty) and the Treaty establishing the European Community (Treaty of Rome).

2009 : Silvio Burlusconi hit in the face


Italian Prime Minister Silvio Burlusconi is thrown to the ground and punched in the face after a political rally in Milan.

Latest news : 13 December

National Day in Saint Lucia

Quote of the day : 13 December

Pierre Dac
Si les points de suspension pouvaient parler, ils pourraient en dire des choses et des choses !

Birthdays : 13 December

Yongzheng, Emperor of China (1678)
Werner von Siemens, German inventor and industrial (1816)
Lucien Guitry, French actor (1860)
Alvin C. York, One of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I (1887)
Curd Jürgens, Austrian actor (1915)
Ross Macdonald, American writer (1915)
Philip Warren Anderson, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1923)
Dick Van Dyke, American actor (1925)
Christopher Plummer, Actor (1929)
Richard D. Zanuck, Producer (1934)
Paula Wilcox, English actress (1949)
Jean-Marie Messier, Homme d'affaires français (1956)
Steve Buscemi, American actor (1957)
Jamie Foxx, Acteur et producteur américain (1967)
Richard Dourthe, Rugbyman français (1974)
Nicholas McCarthy, English musician (Franz Ferdinand) (1974)
Amy Lee, American singer (Evanescence) (1981)
Taylor Swift, American singer (1989)

They left us one 13 December

Donatello, Sculptor (1466)
Claude Roy, Romancier et journaliste français (1997)
David Wheeler, Computer scientist (2004)
Philippe Clay, Chanteur français (2007)
Horst Tappert, Acteur allemand (2008)

Tip of the Day : 13 December

Keep cakes appetizer after opening the package


Once a packet of biscuits, crisps or peanuts for aperitif is opened, the biscuits become soft and lose their crispness.
To keep it crisp, store them in a bag or an airtight container with either a tube plug aspirin or a paracetamol cap tube.

* Warning

Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed