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Today in History- 4th January

International Events:

46                      BC Julius Caesar defeats Titus Labienus in the Battle of Ruspina.

1762                 Great Britain declares war against Spain and Naples.

1865                 The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters Wall Street, New York.

1896                 Utah is admitted as the 45th U.S. state.

1948                 Burma gets its independence from the Britain.

1951                 In the Korean War, China and North Korea capture Seoul.

1959                 Luna 1 becomes the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon.

2004                 Spirit, a NASA Mars rover, lands successfully on Mars.

2010                 World's tallest building Burj Khalifa is officially opened.







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