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DO YOU KNOW OCTOBER 8 is Columbus Day. The day reminds us of the arrival of Columbus in America.

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Asked by chitty, 07 Oct '07 07:24 pm
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No I did not know it. Thanks for the information
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 08 Oct '07 07:09 pm

 
  
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Yes.There are many things to remember also.

314 - Roman Emperor Licinius is defeated by his colleague Constantine I at the Battle of Cibalae, and loses his European territories.
451 - At Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor, the first session of the Council of Chalcedon begins (ends on November 1).
1480 - Great standing on the Ugra river
1582 - Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
1600 - San Marino adopts its written constitution.
1856 - The Second Opium War between several western powers and China begins with the Arrow Incident on the Pearl River.
1862 - American Civil War: Battle of Perryville - Union forces under General Don Carlos Buell halt the Confederate invasion of Kentucky by defeating troops led by General Braxton Bragg at Perryville, Kentucky.
1871 - Four major fires break out on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, Holland, Michigan, ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 07 Oct '07 07:29 pm

 
  
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Interesting fact
Answered by anil garg, 26 Dec '11 11:41 am

 
  
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It is also a day much hated by the natives in North and South America as it paved the wale for the loot and conquests over the indigenous people.
Answered by Unblock Saj, 09 Oct '07 12:27 pm

 
  
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