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

Updated: Jul 21, 2021, 10:13 AM(IST)

Here is what happened in the history today

1954

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

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1964

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

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1976

First outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease kills 29 in Philadelphia

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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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