HISTORY
5 December 2021: This day in history

771: Charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman

1349: 500 Jews of Nuremberg massacred during Black Death riots

1456: Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die

1848: US President James K. Polk triggers gold rush of 1849 by confirming a gold discovery in California

1933: Prohibition ends in the US when 21st Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, 18th Amendment repealed (5:32 PM EST)

1969: Four-node ARPANET network is established

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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