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2020

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agree to close the US-Canada border, the world’s longest, to non-essential travel to curb COVID-19.

2014

Russia formally annexes Crimea, previously part of Ukraine. by signing Treaty on Accession.

1995

Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement.

1990

The first free elections took place in East Germany.

1965

Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, leaving his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes, becomes the first person to walk in space.

1945

Maurice “Rocket” Richard became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to score 50 goals.

1931

1st electric shavers go on sale in US (Schick).

1922

British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience.

1902

Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso becomes 1st well-known performer to make a record.

1892

Lord Stanley presents silver challenge cup for hockey (Stanley Cup).

1881

Barnum & Bailey Circus, travelling as “The Greatest Show on Earth”, debuts at (Madison Square Garden, New York City, would last 146 years before closing in 2017

1662

First public bus service begins, promoted by Blaise Pascal, operates in Paris as the “Carosses a Cinq sols” until 1675.

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