January 12 in history: Transmission of first long-distance radio message from Eiffel Tower and more

From the transmission of the first long-distance radio message from Eiffel Tower to the last speech of Mahatma Gandhi, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive into today's history.

1908

First long-distance radio message is broadcast from the Eiffel Tower.

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1948

Mahatma Gandhi delivers his last speech and begins strike against communal violence.

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1991

US Parliament approves military action against Iraq.

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2009

Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year for the first time.

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2010

An earthquake kills 316,000 in Haiti.

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