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On this day: December 31

POSTED: 02:25 AM PST Dec 29, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 30, 2013 

Times Square holds its first New Year's Eve celebration, the board game Monopoly is patented, "Calvin and Hobbes" say goodbye, and the U.S. relinquishes control of the Panama Canal, all on this day.

OTD December 31 - Rick Allen
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1984: Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen loses his left arm in an auto accident in England. He would help design an electronic drum kit that allowed him to continue playing drums with one arm and stay with the band as it exploded with its fourth album, 1987's "Hysteria."

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