1983 The British film 'Ghandi' won a total of eight Oscars
1970 The American Apollo 13 spacecraft was launched to the Moon
1951 General MacArthur was relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea
1945 At the end of World War 2, the Red army entered the Austrian city of Vienna
1941 Belgrade, in Yugoslavia, was occupied by German forces during World War 2
1929 The cartoon character 'Popeye' made his film debut
1855 The first pillar boxes in London were erected, which were painted green
1814 Former French leader Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to the island of Elba
Have a good day.
Edited by Certifiably Cait, 27 August 2012 - 02:20 PM.