15 December It Happened Today


1832  Birth  of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, French engineer who built the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

1840  Napoleon’s body is interred at Les Invalides in Paris.

1918  Portuguese president Sidonio Paes is assassinated.

1943  Death of the jazz pianist Fats Waller.

1962  DEath of British actor Charles Laughton.

1966  Death of Walt Disney.


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