July 28 in history: Fingerprints being used for personal identification in India, and more

Here is what happened in the history today

1858

Sir William Herschel begins using fingerprints for personal identification in India

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1914

World War I officially begins as Austria-Hungary declare war on Serbia

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1951

Walt Disney's animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland" is released

(Photograph:WION)

1976

8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tangshan, China, kills over 240,000

(Photograph:WION)

2005

Irish Republican Army ends its armed campaign against British rule after 36 years

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