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Today in History

  • 07 May, 2014
  • Editor

On this day in 1945, General Alfred Jodl signed unconditional surrender terms in France, ending Germany's participation in the war.

On this day in 1952, the concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, was first published by Geoffrey W.A. Dummer.

On this day in 1986, Canadian Patrick Morrow became the first person to climb each of the Seven Summits.

On this day in 1994, Edvard Munch's iconic painting The Scream was recovered undamaged after being stolen in February.

On this day in 2007, Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great south of Jerusalem.

Also on this day in 2007, Taiwan signed a multilateral free trade agreement with El Salvador and Honduras, the first of its kind Taiwan has ever signed.

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