March 28 in history: China dissolves Tibet government and more

Here's what happened today in history

1854

Britain and France declare war on Russia during the Crimean War

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1891

Edward Lawrence wins 1st world weightlifting championship in London

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1930

Turkish cities Constantinople & Angora change their names to Istanbul & Ankara

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1959

State Council of People's Republic of China dissolves government of Tibet

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1979

Three Mile Island nuclear power plant hit by meltdown & radioactive leak

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