Damascus, SANA –
1952-Elizabeth II becomes queen of England.
1963-Abdul-Salam Aref becomes president of Iraq after toppling Abdul-Karim Qasem.
1971-NASDAQ stock market starts work.
1974-Crew of first American space station “Skylab” returns to earth after 48-day journey into space.
1889-Egyptian Historian Abdul-Rahman al-Rafii born.
1922- British Scientist Graham Bell who invented the telephone passes away.
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