This day in #history 0112

1918 – Danish parliament passed an act to grant
Iceland independence

1918 – Iceland becomes independent state under
Danish crown

1918 – Serbian – Croatian-Slovic kingdom proclaimed in Belgrade

1918 – Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established

1961 – The independent Republic of West Papua is proclaimed in modern – day Western New Guinea.

1970 – Independent People’s Republic of South
Yemen becomes People Democratic Republic of

1971 – People ‘s Republic of South Yemen renames itself People ‘s Democratic Republic of Yemen

1973 – Australia grants self – government to Papua New Guinea

1976 – Angola admitted to UN

1976 – Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president

1981 – The AIDS virus is officially recognized.

1982 – Michael Jackson releases his album ” Thriller”

1988 – Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime
Minister of a Moslem country ( Pakistan)

1991 – AIDS awareness day



1973 – David Ben Gurion, founding father of Israel, dies in Tel Aviv at 87

1990 – Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat and politician, dies at 90

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