April 17 in history: Cambodia falls to Khmer Rouge and more

Here's what happened today in history

1895

Treaty of Shimonoseki is signed ending Sino-Japanese War

(Photograph:WION)

1941

WWII: Yugoslavia surrenders to the Nazis

(Photograph:WION)

1961

CIA-sponsored paramilitary group attempts to invade Cuba

(Photograph:WION)

1975

Cambodia falls to the Khmer Rouge

(Photograph:WION)

1986

335-year-long Dutch-Scilly war ends without any firing

(Photograph:WION)

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