Saturday, May 21, 2011

On this day - 21st May

1790  Paris was divided into 48 zones
1840  New Zealand was declared a British colony
1934  Oskaloosa, IA, became the first city in the U.S. to fingerprint all of its citizens
1982  The British landed in the Falkland Islands and fighting began
1991  In Madras, India, the former prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi was killed by a bouquet of flowers that contained a bomb
1998  Microsoft and Sega announced that they are collaborating on a home video game system

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