8 April 2021: This day in history

1767: Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders

1886: William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.

1898: Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese

1913: Opening of China’s 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)

2004: Darfur conflict: The Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement is signed by the Sudanese government and two rebel groups

Source: Onthisday.com

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