On this day in history 15 December

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2006: B.B. King is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush.

2011: Barry Bonds is sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, two years of probation and 250 hours of community service.

2011: Former French President Jacques Chirac is convicted of diverting public funds, receives a two-year suspended prison sentence.

2013: Michelle Bachelet is re-elected President of Chile.

2017: Anita Hill is appointed to lead a Hollywood commission on sexual harassment, spearheaded by Kathleen Kennedy.

2018: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces establishment of independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

2020: MacKenzie Scott announces she has given away more than $4 billion to 384 nonprofit organizations across the US.

2020: UK newspaper "The Sun" publishes recording of Tom Cruise.

2021: Bruce Springsteen sells his music back catalogue to Sony Music Entertainment for an estimated $500 million.

2021: Las Vegas' McCarran Airport officially changes name to Harry Reid International Airport.

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