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Christmas-day discoveries, decisions, and disasters that had an impact on how the world played out
BY GQ PAN
December 22, 2018 Updated: December 27, 2018
From Columbus’ shipwreck to George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware, there have been a lot of world-changing events that took place during Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year. Read on to see these 9 fascinating things that also happened on December 25.
9. Columbus’ Santa María sinks, 1492
Of all three ships that sailed on Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the New World, the flagship Santa María was the largest and slowest.… READ MORE...NEXT