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December 16, is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

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Calendar day; December 16, 2015

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Wednesday, the 16th of December, 2015 is the 350th day in 2015 and in the 51st calendar week.
General Events:
Day of Reconciliation
December 16, 2015 in South Africa
Day of Reconciliation is celebrated on December 16, 2015. The Day of Reconciliation is a public holiday in South Africa. The holiday came into effect in 1994 after the end of apartheid, with the intention of fostering reconciliation and national unity. The day is also the de facto start of the South African summer holiday period being the first of four public holidays to fall in a sixteen-day period at the height of summer. Before 1994, 16 December was commemorated as the Day of the Vow, also known as Day of the Covenant or Dingaan’s Day.
Where is Day of Reconciliation?
Nationwide South Africa
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
December 16, 2015 in the USA
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day takes place on December 16, 2015. Today is your chance to top everything that you eat with chocolate. Here are some ideas for breakfast, lunch, dessert, and snack: chocolate covered raisins, chocolate covered waffles, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered crepes, chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate covered almonds, chocolate covered bacon, and chocolate covered potato chips. As you can see, there is a wide range of possibilities to celebrate National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!
Chocolate is a product based on cocoa solid and cocoa fat. Several types of chocolate can be distinguished. Pure, unsweetened chocolate contains primarily cocoa solids and cocoa butter in varying proportions. Much of the chocolate consumed today is in the form of sweet chocolate, combining chocolate with sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk.
Where is the event?
Nationwide USA
Historical Events on 16th December:
755 – An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China
1497 – Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama is 1st European to sail along Africa’s East Coast, names it Natal
1598 – Seven Year War: Battle of Noryang Point – The final battle of the Seven Year War is fought between the Korean and Japanese navies, resulting in a decisive Korean victory
1617 – Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay)
1631 – Mount Vesuvious, Italy erupts, destroys 6 villages & kills 4,000
1689 – English Parliament passes Bill of Rights establishing limits on crown powers and requirement for regular elections
1773 – Boston tea party incident – Sons of Liberty protesters throw tea shipments into Boston harbour in protest against British imposed Tea Act
1824 – Great North Holland Canal opens
1835 – Fire consumes over 600 buildings in NYC
1880 – Transvaal region declares itself as the Republic of South Africa
1907 – As a gesture of the US’s new presence as a world power, President Roosevelt sends the US Battle Fleet on a round-the-world cruise, visiting ports internationally
1909 – A conservative revolution and US pressure forces Nicaraguan President Jose Santos from office
1920 – 8.5 earthquake rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000
1937 – Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay; neither is ever seen again
1949 – Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget, later knows as SAAB, is founded in Sweden
1950 – US President Harry Truman proclaims state of emergency against “Communist imperialism”
1962 – Nepal gets constitution/becomes Constitutional Hindu Monarchy
1969 – British House of Commons votes 343-185 to abolish the death penalty
1970 – 1st successful landing on Venus (USSR)
1971 – Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares independence from Pakistan
1986 – Revolt in Kazakhstan against Communist party, known as Zheltoksan, which becomes the first sign of ethnic strife during Gorbachev’s tenure
2012 – A gang rape of a woman on a bus in India that resulted in her death leads to national and international outrage

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