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On December the 11th
The People's Republic of China joined the World Trade Organization.
A Thai Airways passenger jet crashed in Thailand, resulting in the death of 101 people.
Forty-eight people were killed when a block of the Highland Towers collapsed near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Boxer, Muhammad Ali, was defeated by Trevor Berbick in his last professional fight.
Peruvian diplomat, Javier Perez de Cuellar, became the United Nations Secretary General.
The Apollo 17 became the sixth and final mission to land on the Moon.
Legendary baseball player, Joe DiMaggio, announced his retirement. He is considered as one of baseball's greatest stars whose stardom stranscended the boundaries of the sport. He is also known for his marriage to actress Marilyn Monroe.
Indiana became the 19th U.S. state.
French composer, Hector Berlioz, was born in La Cote-Saint-Andre, France. he was a French Romantic composer best known for the Symphonie fantastique.
Following the break of the French revolution, King Louis XVI was put on trial for treason. He was found guilty and was executed on 21 January 1793.
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