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December 7th, 2043 (December 07 2043)DeathCicero, Roman politician and author (born in 106 BC) Cicero Quotes
December 7th, 2007 (December 07 2007)EventThe Hebei Spirit oil spill began in South Korea after a crane barge being towed by tug collided with the very large crude carrier, Hebei Spirit.
December 7th, 2006 (December 07 2006)EventA tornado struck Kensal Green, North West London, seriously damaging around 150 properties.
December 7th, 2006 (December 07 2006)DeathJeane Kirkpatrick, American ambassador (born in 1926)
December 7th, 2006 (December 07 2006)DeathJay McShann, American musician (born in 1910)
December 7th, 2005 (December 07 2005)EventRigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of US federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.
December 7th, 2005 (December 07 2005)DeathBud Carson, American football player and coach (born in 1931)
December 7th, 2005 (December 07 2005)DeathLucy d Abreu, was the oldest living person in the United Kingdom from April 2004 until her death (born in 1892)
December 7th, 2005 (December 07 2005)DeathRigoberto Alpizar, airplane passenger fatally shot by U.S. Air Marshals after allegedly claiming he had placed a bomb aboard (born in 1961)
December 7th, 2004 (December 07 2004)DeathFrederick Fennell, American conductor (born in 1914)
December 7th, 2004 (December 07 2004)DeathJerry Scoggins, American singer (born in 1913)
December 7th, 2004 (December 07 2004)DeathJay Van Andel, co-founder and former chairman of Amway (born in 1924)
December 7th, 2003 (December 07 2003)EventThe Conservative Party of Canada is officially recognized after the merger of the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
December 7th, 2003 (December 07 2003)BirthPrincess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands
December 7th, 2003 (December 07 2003)DeathCarl F. H. Henry American theologian and publisher (born in 1913)
December 7th, 2003 (December 07 2003)DeathAzie Taylor Morton, Treasurer of the United States (born in 1936)
December 7th, 2001 (December 07 2001)EventJohn P. Walters is sworn in as the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
December 7th, 2001 (December 07 2001)DeathCharles McClendon, LSU Tigers head football coach (born in 1923)
December 7th, 2000 (December 07 2000)DeathVladimir Gotovac, Croatian poet and politician (born in 1930)
December 7th, 1999 (December 07 1999)EventThe RIAA files a lawsuit against the Napster file-sharing client, on charges of copyright infringement.
December 7th, 1998 (December 07 1998)DeathMartin Rodbell, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1925)
December 7th, 1998 (December 07 1998)DeathJohn Addison, British composer (born in 1920)
December 7th, 1997 (December 07 1997)DeathBilly Bremner, Scottish former footballer (born in 1942)
December 7th, 1995 (December 07 1995)EventThe Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, a little more than six years after it was launched by Space Shuttle Atlantis during Mission STS-34.
December 7th, 1994 (December 07 1994)DeathJ.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (born in 1939)
December 7th, 1993 (December 07 1993)EventThe Long Island Rail Road massacre: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
December 7th, 1993 (December 07 1993)DeathFelix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Cote d Ivoire (born in 1905)
December 7th, 1993 (December 07 1993)DeathWolfgang Paul, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1913)
December 7th, 1991 (December 07 1991)DeathMichael Taylor, Male Model (born in 1913)
December 7th, 1990 (December 07 1990)DeathJoan Bennett, American actress (born in 1910)
December 7th, 1990 (December 07 1990)DeathJean Duceppe, Quebec stage, television and film actor (born in 1923)
December 7th, 1990 (December 07 1990)DeathJean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (born in 1904)
December 7th, 1989 (December 07 1989)BirthNicholas Hoult, English actor
December 7th, 1989 (December 07 1989)DeathWilliam Calhoun, professional wrestler (born in 1934)
December 7th, 1988 (December 07 1988)EventSpitak Earthquake: In Armenia an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale kills nearly 25,000, injures 15,000 and leaves 400,000 homeless.
December 7th, 1988 (December 07 1988)EventYasser Arafat recognizes the right of Israel to exist.Yasser Arafat Quotes
December 7th, 1988 (December 07 1988)BirthEmily Browning, Australian actress
December 7th, 1988 (December 07 1988)BirthAsia Ray Smith, American actress
December 7th, 1987 (December 07 1987)EventPacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 crashes near Paso Robles, California, killing all 43 on board, after a disgruntled passenger shoots his ex-boss traveling on the flight, then shoots both pilots and himself.
December 7th, 1987 (December 07 1987)BirthAaron Carter, American singer and actor
December 7th, 1987 (December 07 1987)BirthBaran Kosari, Iranian actress
December 7th, 1985 (December 07 1985)DeathRobert Graves, British author (born in 1895)
December 7th, 1985 (December 07 1985)DeathPotter Stewart, US Supreme Court Justice (born in 1915)
December 7th, 1984 (December 07 1984)BirthRobert Kubica, the first Polish Formula One racing driver
December 7th, 1984 (December 07 1984)BirthAaron Gray, American basketball player
December 7th, 1984 (December 07 1984)BirthLuca Rigoni, Italian footballer
December 7th, 1984 (December 07 1984)DeathLee Roy Yarbrough, American race car (Nascar) driver (born in 1938)
December 7th, 1983 (December 07 1983)EventAn Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 collides with an Aviaco DC-9 in dense fog while the two airliners are taxiing down the runway at Madrid Barajas International Airport, killing 93 people.
December 7th, 1983 (December 07 1983)BirthFausto Carmona, Dominican baseball player
December 7th, 1983 (December 07 1983)DeathFanny Cano, Mexican actress (born in 1944)
December 7th, 1982 (December 07 1982)EventIn Texas, Charles Brooks, Jr. becomes the first person to be executed by lethal injection in the US.
December 7th, 1980 (December 07 1980)BirthJohn Terry, English footballer
December 7th, 1980 (December 07 1980)DeathDarby Crash, American punk-rock musician (born in 1958)
December 7th, 1979 (December 07 1979)BirthAyako Fujitani, Japanese actress
December 7th, 1979 (December 07 1979)BirthDerek Ramsay, Filipino actor and model
December 7th, 1979 (December 07 1979)BirthLampros Choutos, Greek footballer
December 7th, 1979 (December 07 1979)BirthSara Bareilles, American singer
December 7th, 1979 (December 07 1979)BirthJennifer Carpenter, American actress
December 7th, 1978 (December 07 1978)BirthShiri Appleby, American actress
December 7th, 1978 (December 07 1978)BirthFrankie J, Mexican-born American singer
December 7th, 1978 (December 07 1978)BirthChad Dukes, Radio Personality
December 7th, 1978 (December 07 1978)DeathAlexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (born in 1886)
December 7th, 1977 (December 07 1977)BirthDominic Howard, English drummer (Muse)
December 7th, 1977 (December 07 1977)BirthEric Chavez, American baseball player
December 7th, 1977 (December 07 1977)DeathPeter Carl Goldmark, Hungarian-born American engineer (born in 1906)
December 7th, 1976 (December 07 1976)BirthAlan Faneca, American football player
December 7th, 1976 (December 07 1976)BirthBrent Johnson, Canadian football player
December 7th, 1976 (December 07 1976)BirthGeorges Laraque, Canadian ice hockey player
December 7th, 1976 (December 07 1976)BirthVanessa Lorenzo, Spanish fashion model
December 7th, 1975 (December 07 1975)EventIndonesia invades East Timor.
December 7th, 1975 (December 07 1975)BirthJamie Clapham, English footballer
December 7th, 1975 (December 07 1975)DeathThornton Wilder, American playwright (born in 1897)Thornton Wilder Quotes
December 7th, 1974 (December 07 1974)BirthNicole Appleton, Canadian-born singer
December 7th, 1974 (December 07 1974)BirthKang Full, South Korean webcomic artist
December 7th, 1973 (December 07 1973)BirthTerrell Owens, American football player
December 7th, 1973 (December 07 1973)BirthFabien Pelous, French international rugby player
December 7th, 1973 (December 07 1973)BirthDamien Rice, Irish musician
December 7th, 1972 (December 07 1972)EventApollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launchedied in The crew takes the photograph known as "The Blue Marble" as they leave the Earth.
December 7th, 1972 (December 07 1972)BirthHermann Maier, Austrian skier
December 7th, 1972 (December 07 1972)BirthTammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler
December 7th, 1971 (December 07 1971)EventPakistan President Yahya Khan announces formation of a Coalition Government at Centre with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as Vice-Prime Minister.
December 7th, 1971 (December 07 1971)BirthVladimir Akopian, Armenian chess player
December 7th, 1971 (December 07 1971)BirthChasey Lain, American pornographic actress
December 7th, 1970 (December 07 1970)EventThe first ever general election on the basis of direct adult franchise is held in Pakistan for 313 National Assembly seats.
December 7th, 1970 (December 07 1970)BirthCarmen Campuzano, Mexican actress and fashion model
December 7th, 1970 (December 07 1970)DeathRube Goldberg, American cartoonist (born in 1883)
December 7th, 1969 (December 07 1969)DeathLefty O Doul, American baseball player (born in 1897)
December 7th, 1969 (December 07 1969)DeathEric Portman, English actor (born in 1903)
December 7th, 1968 (December 07 1968)BirthMark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
December 7th, 1967 (December 07 1967)BirthTino Martinez, American baseball player
December 7th, 1966 (December 07 1966)EventA fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.
December 7th, 1966 (December 07 1966)BirthC. Thomas Howell, American actor
December 7th, 1966 (December 07 1966)BirthShinichi Itoh, Japanese motorcycle racer
December 7th, 1965 (December 07 1965)EventPope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that had been in place since 1054.
December 7th, 1965 (December 07 1965)BirthColin Hendry, Scottish footballer
December 7th, 1965 (December 07 1965)BirthJeffrey Wright, American actor
December 7th, 1964 (December 07 1964)BirthRoberta Close, Brazilian model
December 7th, 1964 (December 07 1964)BirthTadao Uematsu, Japanese racing driver
December 7th, 1964 (December 07 1964)BirthPeter Laviolette, head coach Carolina Hurricanes
December 7th, 1963 (December 07 1963)EventInstant replay is used for the first time in a Army-Navy game.
December 7th, 1963 (December 07 1963)BirthTheo Snelders, former Dutch footballer
December 7th, 1962 (December 07 1962)EventPrince Rainier III of Monaco revises the principality s constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils. Devo Quotes
December 7th, 1962 (December 07 1962)BirthGrecia Colmenares, Venezuelan actress
December 7th, 1961 (December 07 1961)BirthLisa Fischer, American R&B singer
December 7th, 1960 (December 07 1960)BirthCraig Scanlon, English guitarist (The Fall)
December 7th, 1960 (December 07 1960)DeathClara Haskil, Swiss pianist (born in 1895)
December 7th, 1958 (December 07 1958)BirthTim Butler, English musician (Psychedelic Furs)
December 7th, 1958 (December 07 1958)BirthRick Rude, American professional wrestler (died in 1999)
December 7th, 1957 (December 07 1957)BirthTom Winsor, British lawyer and economic regulator
December 7th, 1956 (December 07 1956)BirthLarry Bird, American basketball player
December 7th, 1956 (December 07 1956)DeathHuntley Gordon, Canadian actor (born in 1887)
December 7th, 1955 (December 07 1955)BirthPriscilla Barnes, American actress
December 7th, 1955 (December 07 1955)BirthJohn Watkins, Australian politician
December 7th, 1954 (December 07 1954)BirthMark Hofmann, American forger and bomber
December 7th, 1954 (December 07 1954)BirthMike Nolan, Irish singer (Bucks Fizz)
December 7th, 1952 (December 07 1952)BirthGeorges Corraface, Greek actor, president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
December 7th, 1952 (December 07 1952)BirthSusan Collins, American politician, junior senator from Maine
December 7th, 1949 (December 07 1949)EventChinese Civil War: The government of Republic of China moves from Nanking to Taipei.
December 7th, 1949 (December 07 1949)BirthTom Waits, American singer, composer, and actorTom Waits Quotes
December 7th, 1948 (December 07 1948)BirthGary Morris, American singer and actor
December 7th, 1948 (December 07 1948)BirthMads Vinding, Danish bassist
December 7th, 1947 (December 07 1947)BirthJohnny Bench, American baseball player
December 7th, 1947 (December 07 1947)BirthTony Thomas, American TV and film producer
December 7th, 1947 (December 07 1947)BirthGarry Unger, Canadian ice hockey player
December 7th, 1947 (December 07 1947)DeathNicholas M. Butler, American university president, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1862)
December 7th, 1947 (December 07 1947)DeathTristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist (born in 1866)
December 7th, 1946 (December 07 1946)EventA fire at the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia kills 119 people, the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history.
December 7th, 1946 (December 07 1946)DeathSada Yacco, Japanese stage actress (born in 1871)
December 7th, 1945 (December 07 1945)BirthMarion Rung, Finnish singer
December 7th, 1944 (December 07 1944)BirthJamiel Chagra, American drug trafficker
December 7th, 1944 (December 07 1944)BirthDaniel Chorzempa, American organist
December 7th, 1943 (December 07 1943)BirthGoran Lennmarker, Swedish politician
December 7th, 1943 (December 07 1943)BirthBernard C. Parks, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department
December 7th, 1942 (December 07 1942)BirthHarry Chapin, American singer and songwriter (died in 1981)Harry Chapin Quotes
December 7th, 1942 (December 07 1942)BirthAlex Johnson, American baseball player
December 7th, 1942 (December 07 1942)BirthPeter Tomarken, American game show host (died in 2006)
December 7th, 1941 (December 07 1941)EventWorld War II: Attack on Pearl HarborThe Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the US Pacific Fleet and its defending Army Air Forces and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (See also December 8. Because of the time difference, events of December 8 that took place west of the International Date Line happened while it was December 7 to the east of this line.)
December 7th, 1941 (December 07 1941)EventHolocaust (Shoah): Extermination of Jewish people at the death camp of Chelmno begins.
December 7th, 1941 (December 07 1941)DeathNotable casualties of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7th, 1940 (December 07 1940)EventThe first prototype Fairey Barracuda flew
December 7th, 1940 (December 07 1940)BirthStan Boardman, English comedian
December 7th, 1940 (December 07 1940)BirthGerry Cheevers, Canadian ice hockey player
December 7th, 1932 (December 07 1932)BirthEllen Burstyn, American actress
December 7th, 1932 (December 07 1932)BirthPaul Caponigro, American photographer
December 7th, 1930 (December 07 1930)EventW1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts broadcasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.
December 7th, 1930 (December 07 1930)BirthHal Smith, American baseball playerSeba Smith Quotes
December 7th, 1928 (December 07 1928)BirthNoam Chomsky, American linguist and political writerNoam Chomsky Quotes
December 7th, 1927 (December 07 1927)BirthHelen Watts, British contralto
December 7th, 1925 (December 07 1925)BirthHernando da Silva Ramos, Brazilian racing driver
December 7th, 1924 (December 07 1924)BirthJohn Love, Zimbabwean Formula One driver (died in 2005)
December 7th, 1924 (December 07 1924)BirthMario Soares, President of Portugal
December 7th, 1923 (December 07 1923)BirthTed Knight, American actor
December 7th, 1921 (December 07 1921)BirthPramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
December 7th, 1920 (December 07 1920)BirthFiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist
December 7th, 1920 (December 07 1920)BirthWalter Nowotny, Austrian fighter pilot (died in 1944)
December 7th, 1920 (December 07 1920)BirthTatamkulu Afrika, South African poet and writer (died in 2002)
December 7th, 1917 (December 07 1917)EventWorld War I: The US declares war on Austria-Hungary.
December 7th, 1917 (December 07 1917)DeathLeon Minkus, German/Czech Composer and violinist (born in March 23, 1826)
December 7th, 1916 (December 07 1916)BirthJean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (died in 1988)
December 7th, 1915 (December 07 1915)BirthEli Wallach, American actor
December 7th, 1913 (December 07 1913)DeathLuigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman and last surviving cardinal of Pius IX (born in 1828)
December 7th, 1912 (December 07 1912)BirthDaniel Jones, British composer (died in 1993)
December 7th, 1910 (December 07 1910)BirthLouis Prima, American musician (died in 1978)
December 7th, 1910 (December 07 1910)BirthEdmundo Ros, Trinidadian musician
December 7th, 1907 (December 07 1907)BirthFred Rose, Canadian communist politician (died in 1983)
December 7th, 1906 (December 07 1906)DeathElie Ducommun, Swiss journalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1833)
December 7th, 1905 (December 07 1905)BirthGerard Kuiper, Dutch-born American astronomer (died in 1973)
December 7th, 1904 (December 07 1904)BirthKonstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer (died in 1991)
December 7th, 1903 (December 07 1903)BirthDanilo Blanusa, Croatian mathematician (died in 1987)
December 7th, 1902 (December 07 1902)DeathThomas Nast, German-born American cartoonist (born in 1840)
December 7th, 1900 (December 07 1900)EventMax Planck, in his house at Grunewald, on the outskirts of Berlin, discovers the law of black body emission.
December 7th, 1894 (December 07 1894)DeathFerdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and entrepreneur (Suez Canal) (born in 1805)
December 7th, 1891 (December 07 1891)BirthFay Bainter, Academy Award-winning American actress (died in 1968)
December 7th, 1888 (December 07 1888)BirthJoyce Cary, Irish author (died in 1957)
December 7th, 1888 (December 07 1888)BirthHamilton Fish III, American politician (died in 1991)
December 7th, 1887 (December 07 1887)BirthErnst Toch, Austrian composer (died in 1964)
December 7th, 1879 (December 07 1879)BirthRudolf Friml, American composer (died in 1972)
December 7th, 1874 (December 07 1874)DeathConstantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (born in 1815)
December 7th, 1873 (December 07 1873)BirthWilla Cather, American novelist (died in 1947)Willa Cather Quotes
December 7th, 1863 (December 07 1863)BirthFelix Calonder
December 7th, 1863 (December 07 1863)BirthPietro Mascagni, Italian composer (died in 1945)
December 7th, 1863 (December 07 1863)BirthRichard Sears, American department store founder (died in 1914)
December 7th, 1862 (December 07 1862)BirthPaul Adam, French novelist (died in 1920)
December 7th, 1860 (December 07 1860)BirthJoseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (died in 1947)
December 7th, 1847 (December 07 1847)BirthGeorge Grossmith, British actor and writer (died in 1912)George Grossmith Quotes
December 7th, 1842 (December 07 1842)DeathThomas Hamilton, Scottish writer (born in 1789)
December 7th, 1826 (December 07 1826)EventMalacca High School (SMK Tinggi Melaka) is established in Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia.
December 7th, 1823 (December 07 1823)BirthLeopold Kronecker, German mathematician (died in 1891)
December 7th, 1817 (December 07 1817)DeathWilliam Bligh, British naval officer (born in 1745)
December 7th, 1815 (December 07 1815)DeathMichel Ney, French marshall (executed) (born in 1769)
December 7th, 1810 (December 07 1810)BirthJosef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (died in 1894)
December 7th, 1810 (December 07 1810)BirthTheodor Schwann, German physiologist (died in 1882)
December 7th, 1803 (December 07 1803)BirthMaria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (died in 1829)
December 7th, 1801 (December 07 1801)BirthJohann Nestroy, Austrian dramatist and actor (died in 1862)
December 7th, 1793 (December 07 1793)DeathJoseph Bara, French revolutionary (born in 1780)
December 7th, 1787 (December 07 1787)EventDelaware becomes the first state to ratify the US Constitution.
December 7th, 1784 (December 07 1784)BirthAllan Cunningham, British poet (died in 1842)Allan Cunningham Quotes
December 7th, 1776 (December 07 1776)EventMarquis de Lafayette attempts to enter the American military as a major general.
December 7th, 1775 (December 07 1775)DeathCharles Saunders, British admiral
December 7th, 1764 (December 07 1764)BirthClaude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno, French marshal (died in 1841)
December 7th, 1732 (December 07 1732)EventThe Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London.
December 7th, 1725 (December 07 1725)DeathFlorent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (born in 1661)
December 7th, 1724 (December 07 1724)EventTumult of Thornreligious unrest was followed by the execution of nine Protestant citizens and the mayor of Thorn (Torun) by Polish authorities.
December 7th, 1724 (December 07 1724)BirthLouise of Great Britain, queen of Denmark and Norway (died in 1751)
December 7th, 1723 (December 07 1723)DeathJan Santini Aichel, Bohemian architect (born in 1677)
December 7th, 1696 (December 07 1696)EventConnecticut Route 108, one of the states first highways is laid out in Trumbull.
December 7th, 1683 (December 07 1683)DeathJohn Oldham, English poet (smallpox) (born in 1653)
December 7th, 1683 (December 07 1683)DeathAlgernon Sydney, English politician (born in 1623)
December 7th, 1672 (December 07 1672)DeathRichard Bellingham, English-born Massachusetts colonial magistrate (born in 1592)
December 7th, 1670 (December 07 1670)BirthJohn Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (died in 1742)
December 7th, 1649 (December 07 1649)DeathCharles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary (born in 1606)
December 7th, 1637 (December 07 1637)BirthBernardo Pasquini, Italian composer (died in 1710)
December 7th, 1598 (December 07 1598)BirthGian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian artist (died in 1680)
December 7th, 1562 (December 07 1562)DeathAdrian Willaert, Flemish composer
December 7th, 1561 (December 07 1561)BirthKikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (died in 1625)
December 7th, 1545 (December 07 1545)BirthHenry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (died in 1567)
December 7th, 1498 (December 07 1498)DeathAlexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist
December 7th, 1302 (December 07 1302)BirthAzzone Visconti lord of Milan (died in 1339)
December 7th, 1295 (December 07 1295)DeathGilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (born in 1243)
December 7th, 1279 (December 07 1279)DeathKing Boleslaus V of Poland (born in 1226)
December 7th, 1254 (December 07 1254)DeathPope Innocent IV
December 7th, 0983 (December 07 0983)DeathOtto II, Holy Roman Emperor
December 7th, 0903 (December 07 0903)BirthAbd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (died in 986)
December 7th, 0521 (December 07 0521)BirthSaint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (died in 597)
December 7th, 0283 (December 07 0283)DeathPope Eutychian

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