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This Day in History:
Italian Contributions in the Month of December

December 25 - - Christmas Day
795   Pope Adrian I dies
1130
 Anti-pope Anacletus II crowns Roger II the Norman, King of Sicily
1223
 St. Francis of Assisi assembles first Nativity scene in Greccio, Italy
1717
 Pope Pius VI (Giovanni A Braschi) born
1966  
Sugar Town is a hit song by Nancy Sinatra
1995
 Actor/Singer/Entertainer Dean Martin dies of acute respitory failure

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