HISTORY
17 May 2021: This day in history

1527: Pánfilo de Narváez departs Spain to explore Florida with 600 men – by 1536 only 4 survive

1792: 24 merchants form New York Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street

1803: John Hawkins & Richard French patent the Reaping Machine

1973: Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings

2004: Massachusetts becomes the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage

2014: The center-right Hindu Nationalist Party, the BJP, wins landslide election victory in India

 

Source: Onthisday.com

 

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