16 December in History : Major Events

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
2010Tibet's Galongla Tunnel, built at an altitude of 3,750 meters, is completed, linking Medog County to the outside world.
2010A loan of 22.5bn euro to the Republic of Ireland is approved by the International Monetary Fund.
2011A budget agreement is reached by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
2011A report claiming nearly all research on chimpanzees is scientifically unjustified causes the U.S. National Institute of Health to place a moratorium on new studies using chimpanzees.
2012Japan holds it's general election, with Shinzo Abe, former Prime Minister and opposition Liberal Democratic Party leader, predicted as winner.
2012Kgalema Motlanthe, Deputy President of South Africa, challenges party leadership by President Jacob Zuma at the opening of the African National Congress (ANC).
2013The robot manufacturer Boston Dynamics is purchased by Google for an undisclosed amount; previously contracted by the U.S. military.
2013After years of receding, scientists report that the Arctic sea ice has rebounded in extent and volume.
2014Apple Inc. wins an antitrust lawsuit accusing it of blocking competing music providers in its iTunes 7.0 update; the company proved that its upgrades were product improvements and that consumers were still able to access music purchased elsewhere.
2014Astronauts at the International Space Station have created a specialized wrench in their 3D printer using a custom-designed blueprint emailed to the station from engineers on Earth; previously, objects have been printed from pre-loaded design files.

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