August 20 in history: Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is first published, and more

Here is what happened in the history today. 

1858

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is first published.

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1968

Soviet and Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia in response to Prague Spring.

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1988

The Iran-Iraq War comes to an end after 7 years.

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1993

 Oslo accords setting up a Palestinian Authority in Gaza are concluded in US.

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1998

US launches missiles on Al-Qaeda bases in Afghanistan and a factory in Sudan.

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