Today in History

  • 18 March, 2014
  • Editor

On this day in 1662, the first public bus service was inaugurated in Paris,
France.

On this day in 1858, Rudolf Diesel, German engineer and pioneer of the modern car engine, was born.

On this day in 1922, India's Mahatma Gandhi was sentenced to six years in jail for his civil disobedience campaign.

On this day in 1990, East Germany held its first democratic elections, paving the way for the unification of Germany.

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