Tuesday - 23 December 2014
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Today Holidays

Burma:Kayin (Karen) New Year
Japan:The Emperor's Birthday

Events

1493 - Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.
1783 - George Washington resigns as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland.
1793 - The Battle of Savenay, decisive defeat of the royalist counter-revolutionaries in Revolt in the Vendée during the French Revolution.
1893 - The opera Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck is first performed.
1913 - The Federal Reserve Act is signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson, creating the Federal Reserve.
1914 - World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.
1916 - World War I: Battle of Magdhaba – Allied forces defeat Turkish forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
1921 - Visva-Bharati University is inaugurated.
1936 - Colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1937 - First flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber.
1938 - Discovery of the first modern coelacanth in South Africa.
1940 - World War II: Greek submarine Papanikolis (Υ-2) sinks the Italian motor ship Antonietta.
1941 - World War II: Japanese Imperial Army occupies Wake Island.
1947 - The transistor is first demonstrated at Bell Laboratories.
1948 - Seven Japanese convicted of war crimes by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East are executed at Sugamo Prison in Tokyo.
1954 - The first human kidney transplant is performed by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
1958 - Dedication of Tokyo Tower, world's highest self-supporting iron tower.
1968 - The United States won the release of 82 sailors by issuing a written apology to North Korea for spying on the Communist country.
1972 - The Nicaraguan capital of Managua is struck by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake, killing more than 10,000.
1972 - The 16 survivors of the Andes flight disaster are rescued after 73 days, having survived by cannibalism.
1979 - Soviet war in Afghanistan: Soviet forces occupy Kabul, the Afghan capital.
1982 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency announces it has identified dangerous levels of dioxin in the soil of Times Beach, Missouri.
1986 - Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California becoming the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the world.
1990 - History of Slovenia: In a referendum, 88% of Slovenia's population vote for independence from Yugoslavia.
2002 - A MQ-1 Predator is shot down by an Iraqi MiG-25, making it the first time in history that an aircraft and an unmanned drone had engaged in combat.
2003 - PetroChina Chuandongbei natural gas field explosion, Guoqiao, Kai, Chongqing, China, killing at least 234.
2004 - Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean is hit by an 8.1 magnitude earthquake.
2005 - Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan, to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashes shortly after takeoff killing 23 people.
2005 - Chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18 attack on Adré, which left about 100 people dead.
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2014
18 JanuaryBirth of the Prophet (Mouloud)
18 MarchAnniversary of the Death of President Said Mohamed Cheikh
1 MayLabour Day
25 MayAfrican Liberation Day
29 MayAnniversary of the Death of President Ali Soilih
6 JulyIndependence Day
28 JulyEnd of Ramadan (Eid El Fitr)
29 JulyEnd of Ramadan (Eid El Fitr)
30 JulyEnd of Ramadan (Eid El Fitr)
3 OctoberSacrifice Feast (Eid El Adha)
4 OctoberSacrifice Feast (Eid El Adha)
24 OctoberIslamic New Year (El am Hejir)
2 NovemberDay of Ashura (10 dzień Muhharam)
26 NovemberAnniversary of the Death of President Ahmed Abdallah
25 DecemberChristmas

Innowacyjna GospodarkaEuropejski Fundusz Rozwoju Regionalnego
Union of the Comoros
Union des Comores, الإتـحـاد القـمـري, Al-Ittihad al-Kumuri, Udzima wa Komori
Union of the Comoros - FlagUnion of the Comoros - Coat of arms
Union of the Comoros - Location
Capital: Moroni
Official languages: Arabic, Comorian, French
Government: Republic
Currency: Comoro Franc (KMF)
Population: 671 247
Area: 2 170 km²
Religion: Islam
Time Zone: UTC +3
Auto Code: COM
Internet TLD: .km
Calling code: +269
Corporate Income Tax: 50%
Personal Income Tax: 30%
Value Added Tax: 10%