26th December 2004
The earthquake in the Indian ocean, creating the tsunami that hit South-East Asia. 15 years.
27th December 1904
James Barrie’s play, Peter Pan, premiered at the Duke of York Theatre in London. 115 years.
28th December 2004
Susan Sontag, American writer and filmmaker, professor and political activist, died. 15 years.
29th December 1894
Christina Rossetti, English poet known for writing a variety of romantic and children's poems, died. 125 years.
31st December 1869
Henri Matisse, the French artist and leader of the Fauvist movement, was born. 150 years.

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