Events in History for Saturday 21st November 2015

Today’s Significant Events

164 BC – Judas Maccabaeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.
1620 – Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims in Cape Cod, [O.S. Nov 11]
1791 – Colonel Napoléon Bonaparte is promoted to full general and appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Armies of the French Republic.
1906 – China prohibits opium trade
1971 – Indian troops partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas) defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.

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