August 21st, Al-Aqsa Mosque burned by Australian Jewish extremist

1915- Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire during World War I.

1919- Belgium is granted mandate over Burundi.

1959- Hawaii becomes the 50th American state.

1969- The burning of Palestine’s al-Aqsa Mosque at the hands of Australian Jewish extremist Michael Dennis Rohan.

Born today

1165-Philippe Auguste, King of France.

Passed away

1157- Alfonso VII, Spanish king.


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