THIS DAY IN HISTORY 05/03


This day in #history 05/03

MARCH 5TH

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1795 – Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution

1824 – First Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma.

1836 – Samuel Colt manufactures 1st pistol, 34-caliber “Texas” model

1924 – Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM

2005 – The Burkinabé Party for Democracy and Socialism holds its first National Convention.

2013 – Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro assumes the presidency after the death of Hugo Chavez

2013 – Willcom announces the world’s smallest mobile phone, weighing 32

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1934 – Daniel Kahneman, Israeli economist, Nobel laureate

1937 – Olusẹgun Ọbasanjọ, Former President of Nigeria

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1827 – Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist (made 1st battery), dies at 82

1953 – Joseph Stalin, Premier of the Soviet Union (1941-53), dies at 73

2013 – Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, dies from respiratory failure at 58

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