Today’s Significant Events
1526 – Charles V & Francis I sign Treaty of Madrid, forcing Francis to give up claims to Burgundy, Italy & Flanders
1641 – United East Indian Company conquerors city of Malacca, 7,000 killed
1784 – US Revolutionary War ends; US Congress of the Confederation ratifies the Treaty of Paris
1914 – Henry Ford introduces an assembly line for Model T
2011 – Ben Ali, former Tunisian president, fled the country to Saudi Arabia after popular protests (dubbed as Jasmine Revolution) requesting his departure.
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