It Happened in December

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Can you name the answer to these events which have all occurred in a month of December?

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In 1929. this 'matching numbers' game of chance is invented by Edwin S Lowe
In 1901, this company patents the 1st disposable razor
In 1931, this US pain reliever goes on sale
In 1952, this word, becomes a word. A result of killer fogs, in London, England
In 1955, this woman stages a historic boycott on a bus, over race rights, in Alabama, US
In 1933, the US lifts a ban on this book by James Joyce
In 1982, Charles Brooks, Jr. becomes the first person in the US to be executed by this method
In 1926, this famous British crime novelist goes missing for ten days
In 1905, this Richard Strauss opera premiers in Dresden
In 1903, this woman becomes the first to win a Nobel Prize (physics)
In 1958, Upper Volta, now known as this country, gains autonomy from France
In 1911, Delhi replaces this city as the capital of India
In 1950, this 'Rebel Without a Cause' actor begins his career in a pepsi ad
In 1911, explorer Roald Amundsen becomes the first to reach this location
In 1964, this country adopts the maple leaf flag
In 1990, Jean-Bertrand Aristide is elected president of this country
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In 1983, the IRA bomb this well-known, upmarket, London department store
In 2012, six health workers, dispensing vaccinations against this mainly children's viral disease, are gunned down in Pakistan
In 1971, this x-rated film by Stanley Kubrick premieres
In 1955, this city is proclaimed the capital of Wales, UK
In 1969, this woman makes her last TV appearance as a member of The Supremes
In 1989, after 23yrs of dictatorial rule, this country ousts leader Nicolae Ceausescu
In 1912, operation begins on the Aswan Dam, on this river
In 1970, this animated Walt Disney feature is released, revolving around felines of opposite class
In 2004, the Huygen probe is successfully landed on this moon of Saturn
In 1973, this classic horror fim premieres, starring Linda Blair and Ellen Burstyn
In 1979, President Hafizullah Amin is overthrown, after Soviet troops invade this Middle Eastern country
In 2012, Jiroemon Kimura, of Japan, is verified as this
In 1997, Hong Kong begins slaughtering its chickens in a bid to prevent this virus
In 1940, the Arroyo Seco Parkway opens in this US state
In 1904, the first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Longacre Square, now better known as this, in New York

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