On this day in history ...........................
By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-02-05BOLD-Living
Do you know what happened on this day ............?
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In 1776 the US Declaration of Independence was signed; in 1865 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was published; in 1880 GMT was adopted; in 1970 rubber bullets were used by the British Army for the first time and in 1990 Iraq invaded Kuwait. In 1898 the first screening in Azerbaijan of a motion picture took place.By TheBoldAge, 2020-08-02