May 23 in history: Establishment of Germany, annexation of Tibet and more

From the establishment of Germany to the annexation of Tibet, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive in today's history.

1785

Benjamin Franklin announces invention of bifocal glasses.

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1915

World War I: Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary, entering on the side of Allies.

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1949

Federal Republic of Germany is established.

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1951

China formally annexes Tibet as an autonomous region

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1984

Bachendri Pal becomes first Indian woman to climb Everest.

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