Today in history: Ghana becomes first African country to gain independence from colonial rule, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1869

First periodic table of chemical elements is presented

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1899

The painkiller Asprin is registered as a trademark

(Photograph:WION)

1924

King Tut's tomb is opened

(Photograph:WION)

1944

WWII: US heavy bombers staged the first full-scale raid on Berlin

(Photograph:WION)

1957

Ghana becomes 1st African country to gain independence from colonial rule

(Photograph:WION)

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