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Events

1095 - Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.
1295 - The first elected representatives from Lancashire are called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament".
1703 - The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
1807 - The Portuguese Royal Family leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops.
1815 - Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland.
1830 - St. Catherine Laboure experienced a vision of the Blessed Virgin standing on a globe, crushing the feet of a serpent, and eminating rays of light from her hands.
1839 - In Boston, Massachusetts, the American Statistical Association is founded.
1863 - American Civil War: Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and several of his men escape the Ohio Penitentiary and return safely to the South.
1868 - Indian Wars: Battle of Washita River – United States Army Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer leads an attack on Cheyenne living on reservation land.
1895 - At the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Alfred Nobel signs his last will and testament, setting aside his estate to establish the Nobel Prize after he dies.
1901 - The U.S. Army War College is established.
1912 - Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
1919 - Haiti becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1924 - In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
1934 - Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
1940 - In Romania, the ruling party Iron Guard arrests and executes over 60 of exiled King Carol II of Romania's aides, including former minister Nicolae Iorga.
1940 - World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.
1942 - World War II: At Toulon, the French navy scuttles its ships and submarines to keep them out of Nazi hands.
1944 - World War II: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire kills seventy people.
1954 - Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44;months for perjury.
1963 - The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg.
1964 - Cold War: Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the United States and the Soviet Union to end nuclear testing and to start nuclear disarmament, stating that such an action would "save humanity from the ultimate disaster".
1965 - Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
1971 - The Soviet space program's Mars 2 orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
1973 - The Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on December 6, the House confirmed him 387 to 35).
1975 - The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
1978 - In San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
1983 - A Colombian Boeing 747 crashes near Madrid's Barajas Airport, killing 181.
1984 - Under the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty.
1991 - The United Nations Security Council adopts UN Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
1992 - For the second time in a year, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
1992 - Two Venezuelan F-16s take part in the November Venezuelan Coup Attempt on the side of the loyalists.
1997 - Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
1999 - The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
2001 - A hydrogen atmosphere is discovered on the extrasolar planet Osiris by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first atmosphere detected on an extrasolar planet.
2004 - Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
2005 - The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.
2005 - President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, is re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term.
2006 - The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada.
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1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (New Year's Day)
2 JanuaryEnd of Carnival (End of Carnival Fortnight)
18 AprilGood Friday (Good Friday)
21 AprilEaster Monday (Easter Monday)
5 MayLabour Day (Labour Day)
9 JuneWhit Monday (Whit Monday)
4 AugustBank holiday (Culturama)
16 SeptemberNational Heroes Day (National Heroes Day)
19 SeptemberIndependence Day (Independence Day)
25 DecemberChristmas (Christmas)
29 December (Boxing Day)

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Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis - FlagFederation of Saint Kitts and Nevis - Coat of arms
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis - Location
Capital: Basseterre
Official languages: English
Government: Constitutional monarchy
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Population: 38 819
Area: 261 km²
Religion: Protestantism
Time Zone: UTC -4
Auto Code: KAN
Internet TLD: .kn
Calling code: +1869
Corporate Income Tax: 35%
Personal Income Tax: 0%
Value Added Tax: 17% (11.2010->)