THIS DAY IN HISTORY 23/02


This day in #history 23/02

FEBRUARY 23RD

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1905 – Rotary Club International formed by 4 men
in Chicago

1909 – Russian Tsar Nicholas II dissolves Finnish Diet

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1934 – Coronation of King Leopold III of Belgium

1966 – Military coup in Syria ends Bitar
government

1966 – Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda

1970 – Guyana becomes a republic ( National Day)

2013 – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 wins worst picture at the 33rd Golden Raspberry Awards

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1889 – Victor Fleming, American director (Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind) , ( d. 1949)

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1994 -Dakota Fanning, American actress

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1848 – John Quincy Adams, 6 th US pres ( 1825- 1829) , dies of a stroke at 80

1902 – Samuel R Gardiner, British historian (Oliver Cromwell ), dies at

1969 – Abd al -Aziz Abd al – Rahman al – Faisal al – Saud, King Saudia , dies at 67

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