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DECEMBER 27

1822 Louis Pasteur (French Scientist Who Proved Disease Is Caused by Germs) Louis Pasteur Biology Medical Research Reading Online
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1845 In Jefferson, Georgia, Dr. Crawford Long Is the First to Use Anesthesia During Childbirth Jefferson, Georgia Medical Research Women Historic Firsts University of Georgia
1892 In North Carolina, Livingstone Plays Biddle in the First Football Game Between Two Traditionally African-American Colleges North Carolina Education Education Football Historic Firsts African-American Heritage Livingstone College African-Ameerican Heritage
1900 Carry Nation Campaigns Against Alcohol in Wichita, Kansas by Smashing the Bar at the Elegant Carey Hotel Wichita, Kansas Carrie Nation Drug Abuse Library of Congress History Channel
1955 The NAACP Awards Its Annual Spingarn Medal to Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson Baseball Hall of Fame NACCP African-American Heritage University of Georgia
1975 A Coal Mine Explosion Followed by a Flood Kills At Least 372 Workers in Dhanbad, India India Labor Flooding Death History Channel Asian History
1989 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Near the Southeast Coast of Australia Kills 13, Injures 100, Creates $1.1B Damage Australia Earthquakes Death USGS

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