March 26 in history: Bangladesh's independence from Pakistan, Putin elected as Russian President, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1971

Bangladesh declares its independence from Pakistan

(Photograph:WION)

1979

The Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty is signed

(Photograph:WION)

1991

Four South American countries establish "Mercosur"

(Photograph:WION)

1992

Mike Tyson is sentenced to 6 years in prison after rape conviction

(Photograph:WION)

2000

Vladimir Putin is elected President of Russia

(Photograph:WION)

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