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Can you name the events that happened on December 16?

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Disguised as Mohawks, the Sons of Liberty dumped crates of tea into the harbor during this pre-revolutionary uprisingThe Boston Tea Party
82.6%
Death of this founder of KFCColonel Sanders
80.6%
This Italian volcano erupted, killing 4000Mount Vesuvius
76.4%
Don McLean released this 8+ minute songAmerican Pie
73%
This man was the first African-American to be named Secretary of StateColin Powell
71.6%
Birthdate of this German composer, as Schroeder would tell youLudwig van Beethoven
71%
This compiler of fairy tales diedWilhelm Grimm
68.6%
This author of 'Sense and Sensibility' was bornJane Austen
65.6%
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The last recorded eruption of this Japanese mountain took placeMount Fuji
63.8%
He became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and IrelandOliver Cromwell
55.5%
Germany began a surprise offensive against Allied Forces in this battleBattle of the Bulge
50.9%
Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected president in this country's first democratic electionsHaiti
46.8%
The Dennō Senshi Porygonan ('Cyber Soldier Porygon') episode of this anime aired, allegedly inducing seizures in hundreds of Japanese childrenPokémon
45.8%
On Dec 16, this Portuguese explorer, the first European to sail to India, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, surpassing the voyage of Bartolomeu DiasVasco da Gama
43.8%
This wife of Henry the Eighth was bornCatherine of Aragon
43.4%
This Middle Eastern island state gained independence from British Protectorate status Bahrain
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