July 21 in history: Geneva accords effectively divides Vietnam at the 17th parallel, and more

Here is what happened in the history today

1954

The Geneva Accords effectively divides Vietnam at the 17th parallel.

(Photograph:WION)

1964

Race riots in Singapore between Chinese and Malay groups, 23 killed.

(Photograph:WION)

1976

First outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease kills 29 in Philadelphia

(Photograph:WION)

1983

World's lowest temperature of −89.2°C is recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica

(Photograph:WION)

2012

Erden Eruç completes first solo human-powered circumnavigation of the earth.

(Photograph:WION)

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