September 31st marked the birth of many important events that changed the world map. Today coincides with the occasional celebration of annual events, which we will review in the next report.
Major events in world history
1517 – Martin Luther hung a document containing 95 treatises on the door of the castle church in Wittenberg during the so-called Protestant Reformation.
1956 – France and the United Kingdom launched a bombardment campaign against Egypt, forcing it to open the Suez Canal, severing diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom and France following the Egyptian tripartite occupation, and announcing the cancellation of the expulsion agreement signed in 1954..
1984 – Assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
2011 –After the ratification of 107 member states, 14 rejections and 52 boycotts, the Palestinian state gains full membership in UNESCO, and the United States cuts funding for the organization following this decision..
2018 –The world’s tallest statue of unity, 182 meters long, was unveiled in India..
1632 – Johannes Vermeer, Dutch painter.
1795 – John Keats, English poet.
1855 – Joseph Wright, linguist from the United Kingdom.
1870 – Sir William Jackson Pope, English chemist.
1935 – Mohammed Hussein Tandavi, former commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
1982 –Mas Hamton, Jordanian actress and singer.
1962 – Louis Macion, French Orientalist.
1973 – Malik Bennabi, Algerian writer and thinker.
1984 – Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India.
2009 –Mustafa Mahmoud, Egyptian thinker, physician, writer and author.
2018 – Hamdi Kandil, Egyptian journalist.
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