THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2712


This day in #history 2712
DECEMBER 27TH

1918 – The Great Poland Uprising against the
Germans begins .

1934 – Shah of Persia declares Persia now Iran

1942 – The Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.

1943 – France transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government

1945 – International Monetary Fund established-
World Bank founded

1945 – The World Bank was created with the signing of an agreement by 28 nations .

1949 – United States of Indonesia gains
independence from Netherlands

1972 – Belgium recognizes German DR

1968 – Apollo 8 returns to Earth

1976 – Albania constitution goes into effect

1978 – King Juan Carlos ratifies Spain ‘s 1 st
democratic constitution

1978 – Spain becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship .

1979 – Soviet troops invade Afghanistan, Pres
Hafizullah Amin overthrown

2001 – The People ‘s Republic of China is granted
permanent normal trade relations with the United
States.

2007 – Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir
Bhutto is assassinated by a suicide bomber.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1571 – Johannes Kepler, Weil der Stadt,Germany,
astronomer (planetary Motion) , ( d. 1630 )

FAMOUS DEATHS

1836 – Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of the US State of Texas , dies at 43

1923 – Gustave Eiffel [ Alexandre ], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

2007 – Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan is assassinated at 54

FAMOUS WEDDING

2006 – Supermodel Niki Taylor (31 ) weds NASCAR driver Burney Lamar (26 ) at The Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla , California

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