Events in History for Monday 14th December 2015

Today’s Significant Events
644 – Uthman ibn Affan, companion of Muhammad, appointed 3rd Caliph of Islam
1287 – During St. Lucia’s Flood in Northwest Netherlands the Zuiderzee seawall collapses with loss of over 50,000 lives. Fifth largest recorded flood in history
1542 – Princess Mary Stuart succeeds her father James V and becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland at 6 days old
1911 – South Pole 1st reached, by Norwegian Roald Amundsen
1995 – Yugoslav Wars: The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by leaders of various governments ending the conflict in former Yugoslavia
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