11 May 2020: This day in history

  • 330 Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes the capital of the Roman Empire
  • 1189 Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa and 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg for the Third Crusade
  • 1751 Pennsylvania Hospital founded by Dr. Thomas Bond and Benjamin Franklin
  • 1924 Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft and Benz & Cie begin their first joint venture (later merge into Mercedes-Benz)
  • 1995 In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  • 2000 India’s population officially reaches 1 billion – Astha Arora named India’s billionth baby

Source: Onthisday.com

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