21st May, Colombia abolishes slavery

1851 – Colombia abolishes slavery.

1871 – The French government invades Paris Commune and kills 20,000 of its residents of what is known as ‘the Bloody Week”.
1904 – International Federation of Football (FIFA) established in Paris.
2003 – An earthquake hits north of Algeria, killing more than 2000 people.
Born today:
427 BC – Greek philosopher Plato.
Passed away:
1471 – The King of England Henry VI
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