Sept. 12th, Hong Kong Disneyland opened

Damascus, SANA- Today in History Sept.12th:

1683- The failure of the last attempts of the Ottomans to invade the Austrian capital of Vienna.

1944- Signing “London Protocol” which divided Berlin into four sectors.

1953- Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first secretary- general of the Communist Party.

1962- US President John F. Kennedy announces that an American spacecraft will land on the moon by the end of the decade.

1970- First flight of Concorde airplane from Toulouse, France to Heathrow Airport in London.

2005- Hong Kong Disneyland opened.

2009- The Tea Party organizes “Taxpayer March on Washington”.

Born Today:

1492- Ruler of Florence Lorenzo de Medici.

1897- French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate Irene Joliot-Curie.

Passed Away:

1683- King of Portugal Afonso VI.

1947- Lebanese author Adib al-Rihani.


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