August 31, Edison granted patent for motion picture camera or Kinetograph

Damascus, SANA –

1897- Tomas Edison granted a patent for the motion picture camera or “Kinetograph.”

1955- Israel commits an appalling massacre in Khan Yunus city in occupied Palestine, killing a large number of its residents.

1957-Malaysia announces its independence.

1965- Inaugurating the red telephone line between the Soviet Union and the US to be used in times of dangerous crises.

1991-Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan declare independence from the Soviet Union.

1864- French Poet Charles Pierre Baudelaire passes away.

1978-Imam Moussa al-Sadr mysteriously disappears during a visit to Libya.

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