27 February 2022: This day in history

1693: 1st women’s magazine “Ladies’ Mercury” published in London, England

1900: In London, the Trades Union Congress and the Independent Labour Party (formed in 1893) meet, results in a Labour Representative Committee and eventually the modern Labour Party in 1906

1940: Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14 (radiocarbon dating) at the University of California Radiation Laboratory in Berkeley, California

1950: General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

1957: Mao’s famous speech to the Supreme State Conference “On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People” expounding Maoist ideals

2012: Wikileaks begins disclosing 5 million emails from private intelligence company Stratfor

  Source: Onthisday.com

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