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30th November in history

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1648 – English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I

1678 – Roman Catholics banned from English parliament

1776 – Captain Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)
1782 – Britain signs agreement recognizing US independence

1866 – Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago

1922 – 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho

1924 – 1st photo facsimile transmitted across Atlantic by radio (London-NYC)

1948 – Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin

1987 – Afghanistan Constitution adopted

1995 – Official end of Operation Desert Storm.

1999 – British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merge to form BAE Systems, Europe’s largest defence contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world.

 

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