This day in history will forever live in infamy!

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    December 11th


    1936: Edward VIII, king of Great Britain and Ireland for 325 days, becomes the first English monarch to abdicate the throne voluntarily.


    1941: Two days after Congress passed a declaration of war against Japan, Germany and Italy declare war against the United States.


    1946: The United Nations establishes the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to provide relief and support to children living in countries devastated by war.


    1997: Delegates at the Kyoto, Japan, conference on global warming agree to cut emission of greenhouse gases by 5.2% of 1990 levels during the years 2008 to 2012.

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