This day in history

  • 31 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus
  • 1436 Florentine cathedral Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore with dome by Filippo Brunelleschi consecrated by Pope Eugene IV (begun 1296)
  • 1807 British Parliament abolishes slave trade throughout the British Empire; penalty of £120 per slave introduced for ship captains
  • 1895 Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • 1960 1st guided missile launched from nuclear powered sub (Halibut)

Source: Onthisday.com

 

Facebook Comments

You May Also Like

Leave a Reply

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