Memory of the day: Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majid I issues the ‘Egyptian Firman’ in 1841



Mon, 24 May 2021 - 09:29 GMT


Mon, 24 May 2021 - 09:29 GMT

FILE - Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majid I

FILE - Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majid I

CAIRO – 24 May 2021: On May 24, many important events took place.



Important world events:



1841 - The Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majid I issued the "Egyptian Firman" which stipulated that Mohammad Ali Pasha be given the state of Egypt and Sudan inherently. This decree remained in effect in Egypt as a constitution until the end of 1914, when the British protectorate was declared.




1844 - The inventor of the telegraph, Samuel Morse, sends the first telegram in history between Washington and Baltimore and wrote in it: "This is what God has done."




2009 - Al-Ahly club wins the Egyptian League for the 2008/2009 season after its victory over Al-Ismaili Club in a decisive match that was held at El-Max Stadium in Alexandria.




2014 - Real Madrid wins the 2013- 2014 European Champions League for the tenth time in its history against Atlético Madrid with a score of 4-1 at the Stade de Luz in Portugal.




2015 - The film “Dheepan” by Jacques Audiard wins the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.




2017 - Manchester United crowned the 2017 European League title for the first time in its history, after winning 2-0 over Ajax Amsterdam in the final.




Other occasions:



Day Bermuda in Bermuda Islands.





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