1901- Guglielmo Marconi sent the world’s first ever wireless communication.
1911 – Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and four of his colleagues reach the South Pole for first time.
1950- UN Gen Assembly establishes the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
1988 US agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Organization (1st time in 13 years).
2004 – Cuba and Venezuela create a Coalition for the American continents.
1861 – Lebanese author and historian Georgie Zeidan was born.
1799 –US first President George Washington passes away.
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