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APR,19.2016  ۩  Primrose Day (United Kingdom); King Mswati III’s birthday (Swaziland); Landing of the 33 (Uruguay); National Health Day (Kiribati); Bicycle Day  ● 1770: Captain James Cook sighted the eastern coast of what is now Australia  ● 1839: The Treaty of London established Belgium as a kingdom  ● 1877: Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor of the first outboard motor with practical commercial application, was born in Vardal municipality (Gjøvik), in Oppland  ● 1928: The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary was published  ● 1936: Wilfried Martens, Belgian ex prime minister of Belgium, was born in Evergem  ● 1956: Actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco  ● 1971: Sierra Leone became a republic, and Siaka Stevens the president  ● 1975: India’s 1st satellite Aryabhata was launched  ● 1988: Kwon Ki-ok, 1st female pilot in Korea, died  ● 1999: The German Bundestag (dissolved in 1945), returned to Berlin  ● 2011: Fidel Castro resigned from the Communist Party of Cuba’s central committee after 45 years of holding the title

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