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23rd MARCH IN HISTORY

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1821 Battle and fall of city of Kalamata, Greek War of

1840 Draper takes 1st successful photo of the Moon

1857 Elisha Otis’ 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)

1858 Streetcar patented

1861 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating in

1879 War of the Pacific was fought between Chile and the joints London forces of Bolivia and Peru. Chile successfully took over Arica and Tarapacá which left Bolivia as a landlocked country.

1903 Wright brothers obtain airplane patent

1922 1st airplane lands at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.

1940 All-India-Muslim League calls for a Muslim homeland

1942 Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean

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