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March 10, Egypt inaugurates Cairo Opera House
2015-03-10 13:17:33

1910 – Eruption of Mount Etna in Italy,  causing significant damage.

1910- Abolition of slavery in China.

1917- British forces occupies Baghdad during the first world War.

1946 – France starts to withdraw its troops from Lebanon following two decades of occupation.

1985 – Japan opens the longest undersea tunnel in the world at 54 km and  a cost of USD 2.7 billion.

1988 – Egypt inaugurates Cairo Opera House, designed by a team of Japanese and Egyptian architects.

Born today:

1946 – International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President, Joseph Blatter.

Passed away:

2004 – Lebanese music composer and singer Zaki Nassif.


 

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