On Dec. 17 胡適之先生的生日 我們從日記或晚年的)年譜長編等讀出許多精彩的慶生會或自勵詩文
2012.12.17 我多讀他1930年的歷史筆記文章. 這些目前都沒法在INTERNET找到 只好等待將來
On Dec. 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful man-powered airplane flight, near Kitty Hawk, N.C.
On Dec. 22, 1864, during the Civil War, Union Gen. William T. Sherman sent a message to President Abraham Lincoln from Georgia, saying, "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah."
胡適日记全集, 第 1 卷 1906-1914
胡適日記全集 , 第 2 卷 1915-1920
On Dec. 15, 1916, the French defeated the Germans in the World War I Battle of Verdun.缺此日日記
胡適日记全集, 第 3 卷 1921-22
胡適日記全集 4 : 1923-1927
On Dec. 6, 1923, a presidential address was broadcast on radio for the first time as President Calvin Coolidge spoke to a joint session of Congress.
英國詩人 Browning 影響我不少。但他的盲目的樂觀主義，---如他的Pippa Passes ------毫不能影響到我。此詩前半幾乎近似他了，然而只能一瞥的心境，不能長久存在。我不是悲觀者。但我的樂觀主義和他不相同。
胡適日記全集 5: 1928-1929
胡適日記全集, 第 6卷 1930-33
On Dec. 5, 1933, national Prohibition came to an end as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment.
pp.739-40 1933.12.30 赴燕京大學國文系年會同去者多人如周作人 (周作人年譜一書誤記為北京大學. 內容還有巴金姓劉沈櫻姓陳在北大注冊組工作......與陳援庵先生談學等他似乎不信耶酥會與清代治學方法無關.......結婚16周年請的人應特別注意
1933.12.31 留比許渭濱 (熊章)外交人員 海參威總領事現在已找不到更多資料 他說人民生活很可 佩服蘇聯領袖人物的刻苦肯犧牲的精神
胡適日記全集 7: 1934-1939
胡適日記全集, 第 8 卷: 1940-1952
On Dec. 4, 1945, the Senate approved U.S. participation in the United Nations.
On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese warplanes attacked the home base of the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, drawing the United States into World War II. More than 2,300 Americans were killed.
On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Japan one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
On Dec. 11, 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States; the U.S. responded in kind.
On Dec. 26, 1941, Winston Churchill became the first British prime minister to address a joint meeting of the United States Congress.
On Dec. 16, 1950, President Truman proclaimed a national state of emergency in order to fight "Communist imperialism."
On Dec. 10, 1948, the U.N. General Assembly adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
On Dec. 29, 1940, during World War II, Germany began dropping incendiary bombs on London.
On Dec. 31, 1946, President Harry S. Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II.
胡適日記全集 9 : 1953-1962
On Dec. 2, 1954, the Senate voted to condemn Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute."
On Dec. 1, 1959, representatives of 12 countries, including the United States, signed a treaty in Washington setting aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve, free from military activity.
On Dec. 18, 1957, the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first civilian nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, went online.
胡適日記全集, 第 10 卷 索引