20 March 2023: This day in history

1602: United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms

1800: Alessandro Volta reports his discovery of the electric battery in a letter to Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London

1815: Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba, begins 100-day rule

1900: US Secretary of State John Hay announces that all nations to whom he sent notes calling for an ‘open door’ policy in China have essentially accepted his stand

1933: Dachau the first Nazi concentration camp, is completed

2016: Barack Obama becomes the first US President to visit Cuba since 1928, arriving for a 3 day tour


Source: Onthisday.com

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