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.
1991: The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union meets and formally dissolves the Soviet Union.
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