HISTORY
18 November 2021: This day in history

1477: First English dated printed book “Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers” by William Caxton

1626: St. Peter’s Basilica is consecrated, replacing an earlier basilica on the same site and becoming the world’s largest Christian basilica

1916: British General Douglas Haig finally calls off the 1st Battle of the Somme in World War I after more than 1 million soldiers had been killed or wounded

1978: In Jonestown, Guyana, 918 members of the Peoples Temple are murdered or commit suicide under the leadership of cult leader Jim Jones

1993: Black and white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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