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Lottery numbers

TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2005

Monday’s Lotto: 8-15-16-28-41-45.

No winner. Next jackpot: $5.1 million.

Monday’s Quinto: A (spade), K (spade), 8 (heart), 4 (heart), 9 (diamond).

No winner. Next jackpot: $2.86 million.

Monday’s Washington Daily Game: 4-0-7.

Monday’s Washington Keno: 4-11-16- 20-23-30-32-33-34-37-44-50-52-53-57- 60-62-65-73-76.

Today in history

1803: The Louisiana Purchase was completed as ownership of the territory was formally transferred from France to the United States during ceremonies in New Orleans.

1860: South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union.

1879: Thomas A. Edison privately demonstrated his incandescent light at Menlo Park, N.J.

1963: The Berlin Wall was opened for the first time to West Berliners, who were allowed one-day visits to relatives in the Eastern sector for the holidays.

1968: Author John Steinbeck died in New York at age 66.

1989: The United States sent troops to Panama, toppling Manuel Noriega.

1999: The Vermont Supreme Court ruled that homosexual couples were entitled to the same benefits and protections as wedded couples.


 

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