Dec 11 in history: Edward VIII abdicated, UNICEF established, and more

Here is what happened in the history today 

1936

Edward VIII abdicates as King of Great Britain to marry Wallis Simpson

(Photograph:WION)

1941

Germany and Italy declare war on UUS; in turn, US declares war on them

(Photograph:WION)

1946

UNICEF is established

(Photograph:WION)

1994

Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders Russian troops into Chechnya

(Photograph:WION)

1997

The Kyoto Protocol opens for signature

(Photograph:WION)

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