2006 – President Bashar al-Assad inaugurates first stage of Damascus Citadel restoration.
2013 – Massive demonstration demands the departure of President Mohammad Mursi.
1970 – Diplomatic relation restored between China and the Soviet Union after they were severed since 1962.
1948 – Official inauguration of New York Airport.
1930 – British government signs treaty of Iraq independence with King Faissal’s government.
1920 – The foundation of Chinese Communist Party.
B. Mousa/ F. Allafi