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It happened on a… March 23

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It happened on a… March 23


Cargo ship Ever Given gets stuck in the Suez Canal, Egypt, a 400m megaship it completely blocks the shipping canal.


Immediate global ceasefire to fight COVID-19 called for by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.


Usher releases his 4th studio album “Confessions” (2004 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award Best Contemporary R&B Album 2005).


The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.


Pakistan becomes the first Islamic republic in the world. (Republic Day in Pakistan)


Battle of Okinawa: US Navy ships bomb the Japanese island of Okinawa in preparation for the Allied invasion; it would become the largest battle of the Pacific War in World War II.


In Milan, Italy, Benito Mussolini founds his Fascist political movement.


The Wright brothers 1st file a patent for a flying machine, which is granted 3 years later.


Jean Talon 1626-94 appointed Intendant of New France in Quebec City, in charge of finance and justice.

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