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1383 - The 1383-1385 Crisis in Portugal: A period of civil war and disorder began when King Fernando died without a male heir to the Portuguese throne.
1575 - Foundation of Aguascalientes.
1633 - Ming dynasty fight with Dutch East India Company that Battle of southern Fujian sea (1633), Ming dynasty won great victory.
1730 - The Ladoga Canal construction is completed.
1746 - The College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University) receives its charter.
1784 - Russia founds a colony on Kodiak Island, Alaska.
1790 - Miami warriors under Chief Little Turtle defeat United States troops under General Josiah Harmar at the site of present-day Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the Northwest Indian War.
1797 - One thousand meters (3,200 feet) above Paris, André-Jacques Garnerin makes the first recorded parachute jump.
1836 - Sam Houston is inaugurated as the first President of the Republic of Texas.
1844 - The Great Anticipation: Millerites, followers of William Miller, anticipated the end of the world in conjunction with the Second Advent of Christ. The following day became known as the Great Disappointment.
1867 - Fon of the National University of Colombia.
1875 - First telegraphic connection in Argentina.
1877 - The Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners.
1878 - The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
1883 - The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opens with a performance of Gounod's Faust (opera).
1895 - In Paris an express train overruns a buffer stop and crosses more than 30 metres of concourse before plummeting through a window at Gare Montparnasse.
1907 - Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock sets events in motion that will lead to a depression.
1910 - Dr. Crippen is convicted at the Old Bailey of poisoning his wife and is subsequently hanged at Pentonville Prison in London.
1924 - Toastmasters International is founded.
1926 - J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
1928 - Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
1934 - In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

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2017

1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (رأس السنة الميلادي)
20 MarchIndependence Day (عيد الاستقلال)
21 MarchYouth Day (عيد الشباب)
9 AprilMartyrs' Day (عيد الشهداء)
1 MayLabour Day (Yaûm Al-Âmal, عيد العمال)
25 JuneEnd of Ramadan (عيد الفطر ‘Īdu l-Fiṭr‎)
25 JulyRepublic Day (عيد الجمهورية)
13 AugustWomen's Day (عيد المرأة)
31 AugustSacrifice Feast (عيد الأضحى ‘Īd ul-’Aḍḥā)
21 SeptemberIslamic New Year (رأس السنة الهجرية)
7 NovemberNovember 7th 1987 celebration (عيد التحول)
16 DecemberBirth of the Prophet (مَوْلِدُ آلنَبِيِّ‎ mawlidu n-nabiyyi)
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Tunisian Republic
الجمهورية التونسية
Tunisian Republic - FlagTunisian Republic - Coat of arms
Tunisian Republic - Location
Capital: Tunis
Official languages: Arabic (national), French
Government: Republic
Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)
Population: 10 384 000
Area: 163 610 km²
Religion: Islam (98%)
Time Zone:
UTC +1 - winter UTC +2 - summer
Auto Code: TN
Internet TLD: .tn
Calling code: +216
Corporate Income Tax: 30,00%
Personal Income Tax: 0-35%
Value Added Tax: 6/12/18%
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