THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 1865 Congress passes the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America (passes 121-24)
  • 1865 General Robert E. Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies during US Civil War
  • 1943 Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus surrenders to Soviet troops at Stalingrad
  • 1950 US President Harry Truman publicly announces support for the development of a hydrogen bomb
  • 1985 South African President P. W. Botha offers to free Nelson Mandela if he denounces violence

Source: Onthisday.com

Facebook Comments

You May Also Like

Leave a Reply

SuperWebTricks Loading...
  • :
  • :
error: Content is protected !!