2 NOVEMBER 2021: This day in history

1875: Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela in Angola, from Africa’s east coast, 1st European to cross equatorial Africa

1917: Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine

1930: Coronation of Ras Tafari Makonnen as Haile Selassie I, 225th Emperor of Ethiopian Solmonic Dynasty

1949: The Netherlands recognizes its former colony Indonesia as a sovereign state

1966: The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the US


Source: Onthisday.com

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