HISTORY
24 April 2021: This day in history

1479 BC: Thutmose III ascends to the throne of Egypt, although power effectively shifts to Hatshepsut (according to the Low Chronology of the 18th Dynasty)

1184 BC: The Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse (traditional date)

1877: Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78: Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire

1898: Spanish–American War: Spain declares war after rejecting US ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba

1916: Easter Rising of Irish republicans against British occupation begins in Dublin

1967: Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had “gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily.”

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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