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Today in History- 12th January  

International Events:

1896                 First X-ray photograph taken by H. L. Smith.

1932                 Hattie W. Caraway of Democratic Party from Arkansas became the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate.

1991                 The US Congress votes for the use of military force against Iraq to end its occupation of Kuwait.

1998                 Nineteen European countries signed anti human cloning.

2010                 A major earthquake of 7.0 magnitudes kills an estimated 316,000 lives in Haiti.
 
Born:

1863                 Swami Vivekananda.


Death:

1976                 Agatha Christie.







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