12 November 2021: This day in history

764: Tibetan troops occupy Chang’an for 15 days, capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty

1927: Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, paving the way for Joseph Stalin to consolidate complete power

1942: WWII Naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins between Allied and Japanese forces in Solomon Islands

1968: US Supreme Court: Epperson v. Arkansas, court declares unconstitutional Arkansas law banning teaching evolution in public schools

1970: Cyclone Bhola makes landfall in East Pakistan (Bangladesh) killing up to 500,000, making it the deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded


Source:  Onthisday.com

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