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  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Dec 26, 1888

    Eiffel Tower

    Construction of the upper stage

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Dec 26, 1888

    Construction of the upper stage.




  • Paris, France
    Monday Dec 26, 1898

    Marie Curie

    The Curies Announced The Existence of a Second Element, Which They Named "radium"

    Paris, France
    Monday Dec 26, 1898

    On 26 December 1898, the Curies announced the existence of a second element, which they named "radium", from the Latin word for "ray". In the course of their research, they also coined the word "radioactivity".




  • Paris, France
    Tuesday Dec 26, 1989

    Marco van Basten

    2nd Ballon d'Or

    Paris, France
    Tuesday Dec 26, 1989

    Van Basten won his 2nd Ballon d'Or.




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