26 July New York became the 11th state of the United States.

Today in History

1911- The French forces enter Fez city to foil the revolution witnessed in the city and in many of the Moroccan cities in protest against the injustice of the French occupation.

1935- 200.000 people drowned in a flood of the Blue River in China.

1939-Washington cancels a commercial treaty with Japan.

1941-United States freezes Japanese assets.

1945-Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalizes the Suez Canal.

1957-Nouakchott becomes the capital of Mauritania.

1963- A strong earthquake hits the Yugoslavian city of Skopje.
2009- India launches its first nuclear submarine.

Born Today:

1842-British economist Alfred Marshall

1955-Pakistani Former President Asif Ali Zardari.

Passed away:

1830- King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and King of Hanover George IV.

1987- Tawfiq al-Hakim Egyptian writer
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