Dec. 31, Opening of Manhattan Bridge in New York


1909- Opening of Manhattan Bridge in New York, connecting south-east Manhattan with western Brooklyn.

1945- US President Harry Truman announces the end of World War II.

1946 – Complete withdrawal of foreign troops from Lebanon.

1947 – Haganah Zionist gangs commit massacre against the inhabitants of Palestinian al-Sheikh town , killing about 600 persons , mostly women and children.

1984 – The US withdraws from the UNESCO.

1991 – End of civil war in Salvador.

Born Today

1898 –Egyptian Singer Um Kalthoum.

Passed away

Egyptian Historian Jamal Badawi.


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