Today In History

5 years 8 months ago #379 by Rs_Funzo
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April 6th, 2009: L'Aquila earthquake
308 dead.


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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #380 by Nikita
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( One day ahead, but i'll not be connected tomorrow ... :sos: )


April 11, 1803


The French Minister for the Treasury, the Marquis François de Barbe Marbois, officially proposes to the United States the sale of all Louisiana .





The Treaty of sale will be signed on 30 April and the United States officially take possession of the territory on 31 October.



When looking at this map, the importance of this territory, its size, its location, its economic and strategic potential ...

When you see what the United States were at that period and the world today ... Not a single drop of blood, just a few drops of ink ...

Personally, i consider this event as a major turning point in Western history.
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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #381 by Nikita
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April 14, 1970


46 years ago, 321 860 km from Earth, Apollo XIII had a problem ...


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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #382 by Nikita
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April 15, 1945


The Black Bulls of the British 11th Armoured Division liberate the nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen .

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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #383 by Nikita
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April 18, 1934


The Citroën 7 , nicknamed "Traction Avant", is officially introduced. :wave:

During its carreer, it will be several versions, but here's the most beautiful ever ... :nod:



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5 years 7 months ago #384 by Rs_Funzo
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April 20, 1964.

First Nutella jar was produced in the Ferrero factory in Alba (Piedmont).


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