This day in #History 1711


This day in #history 1711
NOVEMBER 17th

1831 – Ecuador and Venezuela were separatedm from Greater Colombia .

1855 – David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present- day Zambia- Zimbabwe.

1903 – Dahomey ( Benin ) becomes a French
protectorate.

1933 – United States recognizes Soviet Union , opens trade

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

FAMOUS DEATHS

1796 – Catherine the Great
[Catherine II ], Empress of Russia (1762 -96) , dies of a stroke at 67

Famous Weddings

1934 – Lyndon B Johnson marries Claudia Alta Taylor

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