March 23 in history: Indian revolutionaries are hanged, Pakistan becomes first Islamic republic, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1931

Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev are hanged

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1933

German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers

(Photograph:WION)

1956

Pakistan becomes the world's first Islamic republic

(Photograph:WION)

1994

Aeroflot Flight 593 crashes in Russia, killing 75

(Photograph:WION)

1996

First direct presidential elections are held in Taiwan

(Photograph:WION)

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