On this day

    On this day

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-02-17


    Interesting events from history

    In 1801 Thomas Jefferson became US President over Aaron Burr after the House of Representatives broke the electoral college tie.The Blaine Act of 1933 ended prohibition in the US.Puccini’s opera ‘ Madame Butterfly’ premiered in Milan in 1904.The UK parliament voted to join the European Common Market in 1972.18 people were killed and 78 injured in 2015 when there was a stampede at a Mardi Gras parade in Haiti.

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