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THIS DAY IN HISTORY                Monday, 24 April 2017
 
  1800
The largest library in the world by shelf space and number of books, the Library of Congress, was established.

  1877
Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire.

 

1916
The Easter Rebellion, an Irish nationalist movement organised by Sinn Fein began in Dublin on Easter Monday.


 

1930
Amy Johnson, 27, became the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia, when she arrived in Darwin in her second-hand Gypsy Moth aeroplane.


  1950
King Abdullah of Jordan annexed Arab Palestine to expand his kingdom.

  1967
Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov was killed in the first in-flight fatality in the history of spaceflight when his spacecraft, Soyuz-I crashed after re-entering Earth's orbit.

  1973
Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest living batsmen of all time, was born.

  1990
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into space.

  1993
An Indian Airlines flight from Delhi to Srinagar with 141 passengers on board was hijacked to Amritsar. NSG commandos stormed the aircraft and killed the hijacker.

  2004
Estée Lauder (b. 1906), an American cosmetics entrepreneur, who co-founded a pioneering cosmetics brand that is recognized in over 120 countries, died.

  2005
Snuppy, an Afghan hound and the world's first cloned dog, was born in South Korea.

  2006
After widespread protests, King Gyanendra of Nepal reinstated the parliament that he had dissolved in 2002.

  2010
Mumbai's Oberoi Hotel reopened 18 months after extensive renovations following the November 2008 terrorist attack.

  2011
Thousands of people across Morocco participated in massive peaceful street demonstrations against the government as part of the Arab Spring.

  2011
Sathya Sai Baba (b. 1926), Indian spiritual guru and philanthropist, died in Puttaparthi.

 

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