On this day

    On this day

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-01-22


    World events from the past that have impacted our lives today.

    In 1771 Spain ceded the Falkland Islands to Britain.139 British soldiers took on 4000 Zulu warriors in 1879, and in one of the most remarkable military engagements, ever won.Queen Victoria passed away at the age of 81 at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight in 1901.Israel withdrew from the Sinai Peninsula in 1957.1969 saw a gunman attempt to assassinate the Soviet Leader Leonie Brezhnev.Robert Tappan Morris was convicted, in 1990, of releasing the 1988 Internet Computer worm.2020 saw Chinese officials advise against travel to Wuhan due to Coronavirus.

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