THIS DAY IN HISTORY 07/04


1946 – Syria’s independence from France is officially recognised.

1948 – World Health Organization forms by UN

1953 – Dag Hammarskjoeld of Sweden elected 2nd UN general-secretary

1956 – Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco

1963 – Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic

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This Day in History 07/04 APRIL 7TH

95 – France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length.

1798 – Mississippi Territory organized

1902 – Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms

1906 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

1934 – In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspended his campaign of civil disobedience

1940 – 1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T. Washington)

1941 – British generals O’Connor & Neame captured in North Africa

1946 – Syria’s independence from France is officially recognised.

1948 – World Health Organization forms by UN

1953 – Dag Hammarskjoeld of Sweden elected 2nd UN general-secretary

1956 – Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco

1963 – Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic

1992 – Republika Srpska (aka the Bosnian Serb Republic) announces its independence.

2012 – Joyce Banda becomes President of Malawi

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1770 – William Wordsworth, England, poet laureate (Prelude)

1926 – Johannes…

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