Here are some of the special events in history on December 15.

1711 – The plague breaks out in Copenhagen.

1791 – Sweden’s King Gustavus III offers to head the crusade against France.

1806 – Napoleon Bonaparte enters Warsaw, Poland.

1939 – The motion picture ‘Gone With the Wind’ premieres in Atlanta, in the United States.

1992 – Chess genius Bobby Fischer is indicted in the United States on charges of violating economic sanctions against Yugoslavia by playing a highly publicized match with Boris Spassky.

What are some of the special occurrences in history on December 8? Any special chess moments?

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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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