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1142 - Execution, believed wrongful, of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
1186 - Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, marries Constance of Sicily.
1343 - Pope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus.
1593 - Vatican opens seven year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno.
1606 - Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending with their execution on January 31.
1695 - Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his abdication in 1703.
1785 - The University of Georgia is founded, the first public university in the United States.
1825 - The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears".
1870 - The first women's fraternity, Kappa Alpha Theta, is formed at DePauw University.
1888 - The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C..
1909 - The Young Left is founded in Norway.
1918 - The first hostilities occur in the Finnish Civil War.
1939 - First flight of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
1944 - World War II: The 900-day Siege of Leningrad is lifted.
1945 - World War II: The Red Army liberates the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.
1951 - Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a one-kiloton bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat.
1967 - Apollo program: Apollo 1 – Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of the spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center.
1967 - More than sixty nations sign the Outer Space Treaty banning nuclear weapons in space.
1967 - The Doors self titled debut album is released.
1973 - Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the conflict's last recorded American combat casualty.
1974 - The Brisbane River floods causing the largest flood to affect Brisbane City in the 20th Century
1983 - Pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world's longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85;km) between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, breaks through.
1996 - Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.
1996 - Germany first observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
2006 - Western Union discontinues its Telegram and Commercial Messaging services.

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2021

1 JanuaryLiberation Day (Triunfo de la Revolución)
2 JanuaryVictory Day
1 MayLabour Day (Día de los trabajadores)
25 JulyDay of the National Rebelliousness (Asalto al cuartel Moncada, Día de la Rebeldía Nacional)
26 JulyDay of the National Rebelliousness (Asalto al cuartel Moncada, Día de la Rebeldía Nacional)
27 JulyDay of the National Rebelliousness (Asalto al cuartel Moncada, Día de la Rebeldía Nacional)
10 OctoberIndependence Day (Aniversario de las Guerras de Independencia)
25 DecemberChristmas (Navidad)
31 DecemberNew Year's Eve
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Republic of Cuba
República de Cuba
Republic of Cuba - FlagRepublic of Cuba - Coat of arms
Republic of Cuba - Location
Capital: Havana
Official languages: Spanish
Government: Socialist republic
Currency: Cuban Peso (CUP)
Population: 11 424 000
Area: 110 860 km²
Religion: Catholicism (85%)
Time Zone:
UTC -5 winter
UTC-4 summer
Auto Code: C
Internet TLD: .cu
Calling code: +53
Corporate Income Tax: 30,00%
Personal Income Tax: 10-50%
Value Added Tax: 12,00%
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