This day in #history 3110


This day in #History
October 31st

1541 – Michelangelo Buonarroti finishes painting The Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel , Vatican

1793 – Execution of Girondins at Paris , during Reign of Terror

1864 – Nevada admitted as 36th state of the Union

1888 – John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tyre

1918 – Banat Republic founded

1920 – Romania annexes Bessarabia

1978 – Iranian oil workers go on strike

1978 – People ‘s Democratic Republic of Yemen
(South ) adopts constitution

1999 – Roman Catholic Church and Lutheran Church leaders sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, ending a centuries- old doctrinal dispute over the nature of faith and salvation.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

FAMOUS DEATHS

1916 – Charles Taze Russell , American founder of
the Jehovah ‘s Witnesses ( b. 1852 )

1984 – Indira Gandhi , Prime Minister of India ,
assassinated by two of her bodyguards at 66

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