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

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

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1835

Slavery is abolished in Mauritius.

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1884

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

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1897

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

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1946

The Parliament of Hungary abolishes the monarchy after nine centuries.

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2013

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

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