THIS DAY IN HISTORY 25/02


This day in #history 25/02

FEBRUARY 25TH

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1836 – Samuel Colt patents 1 st revolving barrel multishot firearm

1862 – Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in
US by Pres Abraham Lincoln

1907 – US proclaims protectorate over Dominican
Republic

1919 – League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty

986 – Corazon Aquino becomes President of the
Philippines, Marcos flees

1986 – Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao

1988 – South Korea adopts constitution

2012 – World Health Organization removes India
from the list of polio endemic countries

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1950 – Néstor Kirchner , President of Argentina

1981 – Shahid Kapoor , Indian actor

FAMOUS DEATHS

1983 – Tennessee Williams, US playwright and writer ( Streetcar Named Desire ), dies at 71

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