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It happened on a… December 18

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It happened on a… December 18


In the final of the anthology, Lionel Messi and Argentina defeated France to put a hand on the World Cup of soccer. Lionel Messi adds to his collection the only trophy missing in his phenomenal career.


South Africa announces detection of new variant of COVID-19, called Beta (501.V2), which is driving a second wave of infections.


US House of Representatives votes to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power (230-197) and obstruction of Congress (229-198).


The last US troops withdraw from Iraq, formally ending the Iraq War.


Céline Dion signs a $10 million contract with Sony Music.


“Wonder Woman” debuts on ABC.

“A Star is Born” film directed by Frank Pierson with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, premieres.


Quebec government founds the multi-campus Université du Québec; Quebec’s first public university and its fourth French language institution; includes six constituent universities, in Montreal, Trois-Rivières, Chicoutimi, Rimouski, Hull and Rouyn.


“The Pink Panther” film premieres directed by Blake Edwards and starring Peter Sellers and David Niven.


Tchaikovski’s ballet “Casse-noisette” premieres in St Petersburg.


Slavery was abolished in the United States with the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution being ratified.


Jean-Antoine Panet elected first President of the Lower Canada Assembly; first Quebec elections.

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