Memory of the day: Saad Zaghloul, his companions return from exile to Cairo in 1921



Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 09:01 GMT


Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 09:01 GMT

FILE - Saad Zaghloul

FILE - Saad Zaghloul

CAIRO – 29 March 2022: In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on March 29.





1461 - The Battle of Towton, in the Wars of the Roses, breaks out. Edward of York defeated Queen Margaret of Anjou to become king of England as Edward IV.





1549 - The founding of Salvador, Bahia, as the first capital of Brazil.





1632 - The signing of the Treaty of Saint-Germain, which returns Quebec to French control after it was taken over by the English in 1629 AD.





1638 - Swedish colonists establish the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden.





1792 – King Gustav III of Sweden is killed after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade party at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, and is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.





1921 - Saad Zaghloul and his companions return from exile to Cairo.





Theresa May, British Prime Minister, calls for the start of implementing the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, based on Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, in a letter to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council.



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