Did you know that on this day in 1919 the International Labour Organization is founded? Or that it was on this day in 1945, towards the end of World War II, American forces liberate the Buchenwald concentration camp?
And on this day in 1970 Apollo 13 is launched, in 1976 the Apple I is created, in 1979 Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is deposed, in 1981 a massive riot in Brixton, South London, results in almost 300 police injuries and 65 serious civilian injuries and in 2006 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.
Some birthdays you may want to remember on this day are Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor (1869-1943), Jeremy Clarkson, British journalist and television presenter (1960), Chris Ferguson, American poker player (1963), Lisa Stansfield, English singer (1966) and Joss Stone, English singer (1987).
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