THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 1412


This day in #history 1412
DECEMBER 14TH

644 – Osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam

1819 – Alabama admitted to Union as 22nd state

1825 – Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar
Nicholas I begins

1927 – Iraq gains independence from Britain , but
British troops remain

1939 – Soviet Union attacks Finland -League of
Nations drops Soviet Union

1946 – Togo made a trusteeship territory of UN

1946 – UN General Assembly votes to establish UN HQs in NYC

2003 – President George W . Bush announces the
capture of Saddam Hussein

2008 – President George W . Bush made his fourth and final ( planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al – Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
1883 – Morihei Ueshiba “the founder ” founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido

1979 – Michael Owen , English footballer

1980 – Didier Zokora , Ivorian footballer

1988 – Vanessa Hudgens, American singer and
actress

1989 – Pedro Silva, Brazilian footballer

FAMOUS DEATHS

1799 – George Washington , 1st president USA (1789 -97) , dies at 66

1971 – Dick Tiger, Nigerian-born boxer (b . 1929)

FAMOUS WEDDING

2010 – WWF wrestler Hulk Hogan ( 57) marries 2nd wife Jennifer McDaniel in Clearwater Florida

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