Congress memorializes George Washington, Babe Ruth's contract is sold to the Yankees, Kwanzaa is celebrated for the first time, and a killer tsunami rolls across the Indian Ocean, all on this day.
1963: Rock musician Lars Ulrich, best known as the drummer for the hard rock band Metallica, is born in Gentofte, Denmark.
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