Memory of the day: Gamal Abdel Nasser issues decree dissolving Muslim Brotherhood



Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 02:47 GMT


Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 02:47 GMT

FILE - Late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser

FILE - Late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser


CAIRO – 12 January 2020: On January 12, many important events that changed the world map took place.


Important events in world history:-


1755 - Empress Elizabeth of Russia inaugurates the first university in her country in St. Petersburg.


1773 - The first public museum in the United States is founded in Charleston, South Carolina.


1816 - France rules the exile of Napoleon Bonaparte's family to the island of Saint Helena, after his defeat by the British at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.


1872 - Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, in the first imperial coronation in that city in 200 years.


1908 - The first long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower.


1915 - The US House of Representatives rejects a bill granting women the right to vote in elections.


1924 - The first parliamentary elections are held in Egypt.


1948 - Mahatma Gandhi begins his last fast for peace.


1948 - The opening of the first supermarket in the United Kingdom.


1950 - Taha Hussein appointed Minister of Education.


1952 - The University of Tennessee accepts its first black student after a long history of apartheid in the United States.


1953 - Gamal Abdel Nasser issues a decree dissolving the Muslim Brotherhood.


1991 - The US Congress votes on a resolution to fight Iraq in order to liberate the State of Kuwait.


1998 - Former White House employee Linda Tripp gives independent investigator Kenneth Star records of phone conversations with her colleague Monica Lewinsky, in which she tells details of an intimate relationship with President Bill Clinton.


2011 - Eleven ministers resign from the Lebanese government.


2015 - Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo wins the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the best soccer player in the world at the 2014 FIFA Awards.


Born on this day:-


1729 - Edmund Burke, British writer and politician.


1876 ​​- Jack London, American novelist.


1893 - Hermann Goering, founder of the German Secret Police / Gestapo under Adolf Hitler.


1899 - Paul Muller, Swiss chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1948.


1912 - Ibrahim Hammouda, Egyptian actor and singer.


1933 - Kamal Al-Ganzouri, Egyptian Prime Minister.


1936 - Emile Lahoud, President of the Lebanese Republic.


1945 - Amal Ibrahim, Egyptian actress.


Died on this day:-


1946 - Safia Zaghloul, wife of leader Saad Zaghloul.


1976 - Agatha Christie, famous English writer of crime novels.


1986 - Asia Dagher, Egyptian actress and producer of Lebanese descent.


1990 - Ihssan Abdel Quddous, Egyptian writer.


2005 - Laila Fawzy, Egyptian actress.


2005 - Amresh Puri, Indian actor.


2017 - Karima Mokhtar, Egyptian actress.


Other events:-


Amazigh New Year.



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