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This Date in History Calendar- January 31

In Native Americans, Technology, Vietnam War, World War I, World War II on January 31, 2008 by Editor Z


Native Americans were forced to relocate onto Indian Reservations.

Courtesy: Hippy.com, wikipedia, History Channel

1606: Guy Fawkes, the notorious plotter of the Gundpowder Plot, where he would blow up the British Parliment as well as murdering King James I.

1876: The U.S requires that all Native Americans be relocated to Indian reservations.

1917: Amidst World War I, Germany declares that it will engage in unrestricted submarine warfare with allied and netural powers.

1929: Soviet revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Union.

1930: Scotch tape first sold by 3M.

1936: The “Green Hornet” radio show premiered.

1944: In World War II, U.S forces land on the Kwajalein Atoll.

1945: For defying orders to fight, U.S Army Private Eddie Slovak becomes the first American executed for desertion since the civil war.

1968: Amidst the chaos of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War, Vietcong insurgent forces launch a brazen attack on the U.S Embassy in Saigon.

1990: The west and capitalism make new inroads in the Soviet Union, when the first McDonalds in the Soviet Union opens in Moscow.

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