Damascus, SANA –
1897- Tomas Edison granted a patent for the motion picture camera or “Kinetograph.”
1955- Israel commits an appalling massacre in Khan Yunus city in occupied Palestine, killing a large number of its residents.
1957-Malaysia announces its independence.
1965- Inaugurating the red telephone line between the Soviet Union and the US to be used in times of dangerous crises.
1991-Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan declare independence from the Soviet Union.
1864- French Poet Charles Pierre Baudelaire passes away.
1978-Imam Moussa al-Sadr mysteriously disappears during a visit to Libya.