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ON THIS DAY.

1890: Chief Sitting Bull, Sioux leader, was shot dead in a scuffle with police. 1966: Walt Disney, cartoon film producer and creator, died aged 65. 1979: Two Canadians, Chris Haney and Scott Abbott, came up with the idea for a game called Trivial Pursuit. It was manufactured in 1982 and sold 45 million copies worldwide in its first five years.

1991: 470 people drowned when a ferry carrying Egyptian pilgrims sank in the Red Sea.

2013: Nelson Mandela was buried after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and fly-overs by military aircraft as well as a eulogy by a traditional African leader wearing an animal skin.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Dec 15, 2014
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