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1453 - Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (Istanbul), which falls on May 29.
1513 - Juan Ponce de Leon sets foot on Florida becoming the first European known to do so.
1755 - Commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India.
1792 - The Coinage Act is passed establishing the United States Mint.
1801 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen – The British destroy the Danish fleet.
1804 - Forty merchantmen are wrecked when a convoy led by HMS;Apollo runs aground off Portugal.
1810 - Napoleon Bonaparte marries Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria.
1863 - Richmond Bread Riot: Food shortages incite hundreds of angry women to riot in Richmond, Virginia and demand that the Confederate government release emergency supplies.
1865 - American Civil War: The Siege of Petersburg is broken – Union troops capture the trenches around Petersburg, Virginia, forcing Confederate General Robert E. Lee to retreat.
1865 - American Civil War: Confederate President Jefferson Davis and most of his Cabinet flee the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.
1874 - Club Alpin Français founded.
1900 - The Congress passes the Foraker Act, giving Puerto Rico limited self-rule.
1902 - Dmitry Sipyagin, Minister of Interior of the Russian Empire, is assassinated in the Marie Palace, St Petersburg.
1902 - "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California.
1917 - World War I: President Woodrow Wilson asks the U.S. Congress for a declaration of war on Germany.
1917 - The first woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress, Jeannette Rankin, takes her seat as a representative from Montana.
1930 - Haile Selassie is proclaimed emperor of Ethiopia.
1945 - Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Brazil are established.
1956 - As the World Turns and The Edge of Night premiere on CBS-TV. The two soaps become the first daytime dramas to debut in the 30-minute format.
1962 - The first official Panda crossing is opened outside Waterloo station, London.
1972 - Actor Charlie Chaplin returns to the United States for the first time since being labeled a communist during the Red Scare in the early 1950s.
1972 - Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins – North Vietnamese soldiers of the 304th Division take the northern half of Quang Tri Province.
1973 - Launch of the LexisNexis computerized legal research service.
1975 - Vietnam War: Thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quang Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops.
1975 - Construction of the CN Tower is completed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It reaches 553.33;metres (1,815.4;ft) in height, becoming the world's tallest free-standing structure.
1980 - President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act in an effort to help the U.S. economy rebound.
1982 - Falklands War: Argentina invades the Falkland Islands.
1984 - Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma is launched aboard Soyuz T-11, and becomes the first Indian in space.
1989 - Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Havana, Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro in an attempt to mend strained relations.
1991 - Rita Johnston becomes the first female Premier of a Canadian province when she succeeds William Vander Zalm (who had resigned) as Premier of British Columbia.
1992 - In New York, Mafia boss John Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering and is later sentenced to life in prison.
2002 - Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem into which armed Palestinians had retreated. A siege ensues.
2004 - Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.
2006 - Over 60 tornadoes break out, hardest hit is Tennessee with 29 people killed.


1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (New Year's Day)
2 JanuaryEnd of Carnival (End of Carnival Fortnight)
3 AprilGood Friday (Good Friday)
6 AprilEaster Monday (Easter Monday)
4 MayLabour Day (Labour Day)
25 MayWhit Monday (Whit Monday)
3 AugustBank holiday (Culturama)
16 SeptemberNational Heroes Day (National Heroes Day)
19 SeptemberIndependence Day (Independence Day)
25 DecemberChristmas (Christmas)
28 December (Boxing Day)

Innowacyjna GospodarkaEuropejski Fundusz Rozwoju Regionalnego
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
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Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis - Location
Capital: Basseterre
Official languages: English
Government: Constitutional monarchy
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Population: 38 819
Area: 261 km²
Religion: Protestantism
Time Zone: UTC -4
Auto Code: KAN
Internet TLD: .kn
Calling code: +1869
Corporate Income Tax: 35%
Personal Income Tax: 0%
Value Added Tax: 17% (11.2010->)