Today in History: Slavery abolished in Mauritius, first volume of Oxford English Dictionary published, and more!

Updated: Feb 01, 2020, 08:21 AM(IST)

From the abolishment of slavery in Mauritius to the opening of the tallest building in the European Union (EU).

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Slavery is abolished in Mauritius.



The first volume (A to Ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.



Shinhan Bank, the first in South Korea, opens in Seoul.



The Parliament of Hungary abolishes the monarchy after nine centuries.



The Shard, the tallest building in the European Union, is opened to the public.


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