Jan. 23, Spanish painter Salvador Dali passes away

Damascus, SANA_

1556 – Shaanxi Earthquake – deadliest ever recorded kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China.

1920 -Dutch refuse to turn over ex-kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to allies after the World War I .

1939 – Chilean earthquake kills 30,000 people.

1943- British 8th army marches into Tripoli during the World War II .

1973- US President Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War.

2004 – Head of Iraq’s Survey Group David Kay resigns, announcing that No evidence Iraq stockpiled WMDs.

Born today:

1949- Egyptian actor Ahmad Rateb.

Passes away :

1989 – Spanish painter Salvador Dali.

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