THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 0912


This day in #history 0912
DECEMBER 9TH

1931 – Spain becomes a republic

1961 – Tanganyika gains independence from.Britain takes name Tanzania

1962 – Tanganyika becomes a republic within British Commonwealth

1963 – Zanzibar gains independence from Britain

1987 – Palestine uprising begin in Israeli – occupied West Bank

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1608 – John Milton, London, poet/puritan (Paradise Lost), (d . 1674)

FAMOUS DEATHS

1971 – Ralph Bunche, UN delegate/ Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67

1998 – Archie Moore, American boxer, dies at 81

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