Today in history: End of Iraq war, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1840

Napoleon Bonaparte receives a French state funeral in Paris 19 years after his death

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1970

USSR's Venera 7 becomes 1st spacecraft to land on another planet

(Photograph:WION)

1914

Gas explosion at Mitsubishi Hōjō coal mine in Japan kills 687 people

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2001

Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after 11 years

(Photograph:WION)

2011

Iraq war officially ends

(Photograph:WION)

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