Friday, December 18, 2015

18 December History and Importance of The Day

International Migrants Day

218 BC - Battle of the Trebia - Hannibal's Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Roman Republic.
1271 – Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of Mongolia and China.
1777 – The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British General John Burgoyne in the Battle of Saratoga in October.
1941 - Japanese troops land on Hong Kong
1958 – Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, is launched.
1961 - India liberated  Goa, Damao & Diu from Portuguese rule
1966 – Saturn's moon Epimetheus is discovered by Richard L. Walker.
1969 - Britain abolished death penalty
1973 – The Islamic Development Bank is founded.
2010 – Anti-government protests begin in Tunisia, heralding the Arab Spring.

Birthdays of  Globally Famous  Persons

Brad Pitt
J.J. Thomson (1856)
Joseph Stalin
Steven Spielberg

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