Sep. 1, Establishment of the United Arab Republic which encompasses Syria, Egypt and Libya

Damascus, SANA- Today in history:

1971 – Establishment of the United Arab Republic which encompasses Syria, Egypt and Libya.

1985- Discovery of the wreck Titanic on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean for over 73 years before its wreckage.
2004 – Chechen terrorists take as hostage more than 1200 students in a school in Beslan in Russia.
Born today:
1877- British Chemist and Nobel-Laureate Francis Aston.
Passed away:
1970 – French writer and Nobel-Laureate Francois Mauriac.
Occasions:
Uzbekistan’s Independence Day.
Knowledge Day in Russia.

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