On this day…

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In 1811, 7 Venezuelan provinces declare themselves independent of Spain, constituting Venezuela’s declaration of Independence.

In 1946, Louis Reard’s design for a bikini swimsuit debuts at the Paris fashion show

In 1954, the BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.

In 1973, the then Rwandan’s Army Chief of Staff, Juvénal Habyarimana, staged a coup and overthrew the President, Grégoire Kayibanda.

In 1995, a nation-wide referendum led to the approval and adoption of Armenia’s constitution.

In 1996, Dolly the Sheep, the world’s first live cloned mammal is born.




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