Events in History for Friday 20th November 2015

Today’s Significant Events
284 Diocletian is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his soldiers in the army of the east
762 Bögü, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire.
1695 Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil and ex-slave, is executed.
1815 2nd Peace of Paris: France & allies after 2nd defeat and abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.
1942 Soviet army offensive during WWII, 1 million Russians breach German lines
1969 Brazilian soccer icon Pele scores his 1,000th goal
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Events in History for Tuesday 17th November 2015

Today’s Significant Events
1558 – Elizabeth I aged 25 ascends English throne upon death of her half sister “Bloody” Mary
1800 – Congress held 1st session in Wash DC in incompleted Capitol building
1831 – Ecuador and Venezuela were separated from Greater Colombia.
1855 – David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe.
1869 – Suez Canal (Egypt) opens, links Mediterranean & Red seas
1922 – The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship
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