August 23 in history: Fatwa against Laden, Japan declares war against Germany and more

Updated: Aug 23, 2020, 08:39 AM(IST)

From Earth's picture from Moon's orbit to Gaddafi's end of rule, take a look at what happened on this day in history.

1896

First Cry of the Philippine Revolution is made in Manila

(Photograph:WION)

1914

WWI: Japan declares war against Germany

(Photograph:WION)

1966

NASA’s Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photo of Earth from Moon's orbit

(Photograph:WION)

1996

Osama bin Laden issues fatwa declaring war on US

(Photograph:WION)

2011

Libyan leader Gaddafi is overthrown after "national forces" take control

(Photograph:WION)

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