THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 05/02


This day in #history 05/02

FEBRUARY 5TH

1783 – Sweden recognizes US independence

1885 – King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the
Congo as a personal colonial possession

1904 – American occupation of Cuba ends

1917 – Present Mexican constitution adopted

1947 – Bolewet Beirut becomes president of Poland

1958 – Gamel Abdel Nasser nominated 1 st
president of United Arab Republic

1962 – French President de Gaulle calls for
Algeria’ s independence

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1505- Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian
(d . 1572 )

1984 – Carlos Tévez, Argentinine footballer

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1985 – Cristiano Ronaldo , Portuguese footballer
@Cristiano

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1992 – Neymar da Silva Santos
Júnior Brazilian footballer

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1881 – Thomas Carlyle, historian/ essayist, dies in London at 85

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2005 – Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (b . 1937)

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THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2111


This day in #history 2111
NOVEMBER 21st

1789 – North Carolina ratifies constitution , becomes 12th US state

1791 – Colonel Napoléon Bonaparte is promoted to full general and appointed Commander- in -Chief of the Armies of the French Republic.

1794 – Honolulu Harbor discovered

1877 – Tom Edison announces his “talking machine” invention ( phonograph)

1946 – Harry Truman becomes 1 st US president to travel in a submerged sub

1986 – Central African Republic adopts constitution

2012 – Chelsea Manager Roberto Di Matteo is
sacked and replaced by Rafael Ben

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1694 – Voltaire, [Francois- Marie Arouet], France, writer, essayist, philosopher and playwright (Candide) (d . 1778 )

1948 – George Zimmer , American entrepreneur

FAMOUS DEATHS

1942 – J . B. M . Hertzog [Barry Hertzog] , South African Premier (1914 -39) , dies at 76

2010 – David Nolan , American politicial activist ( b.
1943)

.FAMOUS WEDDING

1987 – Actress Demi Moore weds actor Bruce Willis at The Little White Chapel in Las Vegas