THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 0212


This day in #history 0212
DECEMBER 2ND

1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris

1971 – United Arab Emirates (Trucial States) declares independence from UK

1971 – Abu Dhabi , Ajman, Dubai , Fujeira , Sharjah & Umm ak Qiwain form United Arab Emirates

1971 – Zayid bin Sultan Al Nuhayyan of Abu Dhabi becomes president of UAE

1975 – Laos king Sisavang Vatthana resigns ,
republic forms

1975 – Lao People’s Democratic Republic founded(National Day )

1999 – The United Kingdom devolves political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1944 – Ibrahim Rugova , first President of Kosovo ( d . 2006)

1981 – Britney Spears, Kentwood, Louisiana , singer and popstar (“Baby One More Time ,” “Oops ! .. .I did it again ” and “I ‘m A Slave 4 U”)

FAMOUS DEATHS

1859 – John Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59

.FAMOUS WEDDING

1886 – 26 th US President Theodore Roosevelt
(28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25 ) in London

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