Today in history: Establishment of American capital, Kenyan independence, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1800

Washington DC is established as capital of the USA

(Photograph:WION)

1911

Capital of India is shifted from Calcutta to Delhi

(Photograph:WION)

1915

Chinese President Yuwan Xi Ki re-instates monarchy

(Photograph:WION)

1963

Kenya declares its independence from the UK

(Photograph:WION)

2012

North Korea launches its first satellite, Kwangmyŏngsŏng-3

(Photograph:WION)

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