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

Updated: May 23, 2020, 08:53 AM(IST)

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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