📰 #OTD 24 years ago a #SLAF Harbin Y-12 (CR-851) went missing during an aerial night surveillance mission in search of a LTTE ship loaded with weapons off the North-Eastern Coast of #SriLanka leaving no trace. It was believed to have been shot down by LTTE killing all 4 people.
#OTD Hostilities come to a close-British Crown formally recognized American independence and ceded most of its territory east of the Mississippi River to the United States, doubling the size of the new nation and paving the way for westward expansion. @FrenchHist @americanhiscast
9 Hikvision CCTV camera Installation, Lekki phase one, Lagos.
#omotola #onepiece1001 #ontariolockdown #OpenBO #Ozoemena #OUSTDUTERTENOW #OzoXDstv #OneNightInMiami #ODX #OTD #odas #otkar #OurRainbowNancy #OnceAlways #o @boldeski1989 @officialT
#HappyBirthday to Master Diver Carl M. Brashear! Born #OTD in 1931, Brashear had dreams of becoming a U.S. Navy Diver despite the many obstacles that would be in his path. Brashear's #integrity, #accountability, #initiative, and #toughness were essential in his becoming a
Historia de Barcelona, 21/1: #otd * 1362: Peste negra (74) * 1464: Desembarca Pedro de Avis para luchar por parte de la oligarquía contra Juan II (25) * 1937: La Consejería de Abastos anuncia la Oficina del Huevo (262) * ☼ 08:10-17:55, 09:45 horas; ☾…
#OTD in 1870, Hiram Rhodes Revels was elected to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African American to serve in the U.S. Congress. Upon his arrival in DC, Southern white politicians still committed to white supremacy were determined to block his seating.
21 January 1793 - Louis XVI, King of France, is executed during the French Revolution for high treason. Condemned to death by a majority of only 1 vote, Louis was taken to Place de la Rèvolution where he was beheaded by guillotine. He was only 38. #OTD #History #FrenchRevolution
21 January 1824 - Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson, known as "Stonewall", is born in Clarksburg, Virginia. A graduate of West Point he would first see service in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War. #OTD #History #StonewallJackson #Virginia
21 January 1869 - Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, Russian mystic who became a confident for the Russian Royal family and who acted as healer to Alexei, the son of Tsar Nicholas II, is born in Siberia. #OTD #History #Rasputin #Russia #TsarNicholasII
21 Jan 1919- Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown is born in Leith, Edinburgh. An officer in the Royal Navy and test pilot, he would fly more types of aircraft, 487 in total, than anyone else in history. #OTD #History #CaptainEricBrown #Edinburgh #Leith
21 Jan 1924 - Vladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary, politician and founder of the Russian Communist Party, dies of a stroke at Gorki Leninskiye, Russia. His body would be preserved and put on public display where it remains 97 years later. #OTD #History #Lenin #Russia
20 Jan 1945: As the Soviets continue their advance, Germany begins evacuating more than 1.8 million people from East Prussia. The operation took almost two months to complete. #WWII #WW2 #history #HistoryMatters #OTD #OnThisDay #EuropeanHistory #ad
#OTD: The San Fransisco #49ers defeated the #Falcons 28-24 in the NFC Championship Game. At one point in the game, Atlanta had a 17-0 lead. The 49ers would advance to Super Bowl XLVII, where they fall to the Ravens, with the final score being 34-31.
#BradPitt #OTD. What I did guys. I just said to Brad 3 years ago. You first.
Brad has been helping Jen and Angelina to get ahead in Hollywood which is men world as Washington DC.
And he forgot about himself. So I said to him Hey Brad you first. I will support you. & he won O.
George Orwell, author of Nineteen-Eighty Four and Animal Farm died of tuberculosis in University College Hospital, London, aged just 46 on 21 January, 1950. Find out more on our website and see our tea towel, now on sale!
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#OTD 21 January 1919
First meeting of Dáil Éireann
("Assembly of Ireland"). They declared Irish independence, ratifying the Proclamation of the Irish Republic that had been issued in the 1916 Easter Rising, & adopted a provisional constitution.
Three years ago today Electron reached orbit for the first time with our #StillTesting mission. Now we're knocking on the door of 100 small sats deployed to space, all thanks to our incredible team and amazing customers. Here's to many, many more.
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