September 13 in history: Singapore's first woman president, first European factory in India & more

From French ambassador's kidnapping in The Hague to largest anti-apartheid march, here's what happened in the past — we've covered it all!

1500

Pedro Cabral Lands in Calicut & Opens first European factory in India

(Photograph:WION)

1974

Three of Japanese Red Army kidnap French ambassador in The Hague

(Photograph:WION)

1989

Largest anti-apartheid march led by Desmond Tutu takes place in S. Africa

(Photograph:WION)

1993

Oslo accords, Israel-Palestine peace agreement, are signed

(Photograph:WION)

2017

Singapore names Halimah Yacob first woman president

(Photograph:WION)

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