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Today in History- 17th April

International Events:

1895                 The Sino-Japanese War ended.

1964                 Geraldine Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the world.

1971                 The People's Republic of Bangladesh forms.

1975                 Five year Cambodian war ended with the fall of Phnom Penh to Khmer Rouge.

Death:

1790                 Benjamin Franklin

 

 







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