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Today in history, October 1

Report: Staff Report
Published : Thursday 01 October, 2015

331 BC - Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.

1653 - Russian parliament accepts annexation of Ukraine

1787 - Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.

1795 - Belgium is conquered by France.

1827 - The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.

1829 - South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.

1892 - University of Chicago opens

1898 - The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.

1943 - Germans attack Jews in Denmark

1949 - People's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Zedong (National Day)

1953 - Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras

1960 - Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)

1963 - Nigeria becomes a republic within Commonwealth

1978 - Comoros adopts constitution

1979 - Nigeria adopts constitution, Alhaji Shagari becomes president

1987 - Fiji's constitution is suspended

1990 - Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy

1990 - Saddam Hussein says he may be willing to negotiate the occupation of Kuwait and would consider foreign participation in negotiations

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