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2022

Russia attacks the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Vladimir Putin announced this military operation, in the Donbas region, to “demilitarize the country”.

2021

United Nations-backed COVAX initiative begins delivering vaccines to middle and low income countries with first AstraZeneca shipment to Ghana.

2020

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape and a criminal sexual act in landmark case that ignited #MeToo movement.

2018

Men’s big air snowboarding event makes Olympic debut at Pyeongchang; Canada’s Sébastien Toutant is inaugural gold medallist.

1981

Britain’s Prince Charles announces engagement to Lady Diana Spencer.

1965

Beatles begin filming “Help” in Bahamas.

1938

The first nylon bristle toothbrush was made. It was the first time that nylon yarn had been used commercially.

1920

The Nazi Party is founded.

1903

In Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, an area was leased to the U.S. for a naval base.

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