Historical Events for 7th January 2020

1790 – French Revolution: A major riot breaks out in Versailles as people demand lower bread prices
1862 – Battle of Manassas Junction, VA
1911 – Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam
1946 – Cambodia becomes autonomous state inside French Union
1950 – Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 in Davenport, Iowa
1960 – The Polaris missile is tested
1975 – Led Zeppelin fans riot before Boston concert causing $30,000 damage
1990 – Tower of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far
1992 – Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan
2013 – FIFA Ballon d’Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins award for a record 4th consecutive year; US forward Abby Wambach wins women’s award

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