Today in history: US allows gays to serve in military, delivery of first Mercedes, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1882

Thomas Edison creates first string of Christmas tree lights

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1900

Daimler Motors delivers first Mercedes to buyer

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1989

Berlin's Brandenburg Gate reopens after nearly 3 decades

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1989

Romania ousts Nicolae Ceausescu after 23 years of dictatorial rule

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2010

US President signs law allowing gays to serve openly in military

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