1869: Kasturba Gandhi’s birth
Kasturbai was born in 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. She was an Indian independence activist and was married to Mahatma Gandhi. She died on February 22, 1944.
1899: Spanish-American War ends
The Treaty of Paris came into effect, ending the Spanish-American War. Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the United States.
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1919: ILO founded
The International Labour Organization was founded as part of the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I.
1955: Zhou Enlai assassination attempt
A chartered Air India plane the "Kashmir Princess" was bombed to assassinate Zhou Enlai. The plane crashed into the South China Sea. But Enlai was not onboard.
Lahiri wins Pulitzer
The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri was awarded the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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