This day in #History 1611


This day in #History 1611

November 16th

1532 -Francisco Pizarro captures
Incan emperor Atahualpa after victory at Cajamarca

1907 – Oklahoma becomes the United States 46th state

1918 – Hungarian People’s Republic declared

1945 – UNESCO is founded.

1961 – Great Britain limits immigration from Commonwealth countries

1962 – Kuwait adopts constitution ( 1st , Islamitic)

1988 – Estonia declares sovereignty in internal
affairs

1988 – Pakistan ‘s Benazir Bhutto’ s PPP wins 1st
free Pakistani elections in 11 years

1989 – South Africa president FW de Klerk announces scrapping of Separate Amenities Act

1989 – UNESCO adopts the Seville Statement on Violence at the twenty-fifth session of its General Conference.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1904 – Nnamdi Benjamin ” Zik” Azikiwe , politician

1930 – Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author (Christmas in Biafra), (d . 2013 ) 1930 –

FAMOUS DEATHS

1987 – Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who
composed Singapore’s national anthem (b . 1907 )

1999 – Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist,
recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(b . 1928 )

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