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Today in History

  • 16 April, 2014
  • Editor

On this day in 1923, Japanese Crown Prince Hirohito arrived in Keelung for an inspection tour of Taiwan, which was a Japanese colony.

On this day in 1945, towards the end of World War II, the Red Army began the final assault on German forces around Berlin.

On this day in 1947, the term "Cold War" was coined to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.

On this day in 1985, the first test tube baby in Taiwan was born at the Veterans General Hospital in Taipei.

And on this day in 2001, India and Bangladesh began a five-day border conflict, but were unable to resolve the disputes about their border.

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