16 May 2021: This day in history

1920: Joan of Arc (Jeanne D’arc) canonized a saint

1943: Operation Chastise: No. 617 Squadron RAF begins the famous Dambusters Raid, bombing the Möhne and Eder dams in the Ruhr valley with bouncing bombs

1944: 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz

1989: Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing and formally end a 30-year rift

2013:  Human stem cells are successfully cloned

Source: Onthisday.com


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