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This is a brief of events from around the world

As the Islamic year calendar is about 11 days shorter than Gregorian Calendar. The Islamic ( Lunar) calendar is slowly gaining on the Gregorian years.

The 1st. day of the 5 the month of 20874 will be the 1st. day of the 5th month of A.H. 20874

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Michelangelo Buonarroti was born.

Columbus discovered the island of Trinidad.

Exhibition of Michaelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

Ponce de Leon discovers Florida.

Portuguese explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo arrived at present-day San Diego.

Galileo Galilei was born.

Queen Anne of England knighted Isaac Newton.

George Washington was born.

Thomas Jefferson was born.

Indian chief Pontiac began war on the British in New York

British Parliament passed the Tea Act.

Joseph Priestly identified a gas he called "dephlogisticated air," or oxygen.

British General Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown, VA.

The Great Seal of the United States was adopted.

South Carolina became the 8th state in United States.

The first national Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. was proclaimed by President George Washington.

The First Presidential Inauguration.

Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first Secretary of State.

The District of Columbia was established as the seat of the United States government.

The New York Stock Exchange was established.

Napoleon captured Jaffa in Palestine.

The Louisiana Purchase.

Former US Vice President Aaron Burr killed Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

Abraham Lincoln was born.

Colombia declared independence from Spain.

Spain ceded Florida to the United States.

The first savings bank opened in the U.S. in New York City, The Bank for Savings.

Brazil has gained Independence.

The fourth president of the United States, James Madison, died.

Queen Victoria became the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace..

Adhesive postage stamps were used for the first time (New York City).

Samuel Morse transmitted the first telegraph message.

The Republican party was founded in USA.

The US Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott v. Sanford that slaves were not citizens.

"Happy Birthday to You" was written by Mildred J. Mill in Louisville, Kentucky.

Edwin Drake drilled the first successful U.S. oil well near Titusville, Pa. in USA.

Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States.

Virginia became the eighth state to secede from the Union.

The bloodiest day in U.S. military history occurred at the Battle of Antietam when over 23,000 were killed or wounded.

The Battle of Gettysburg ended.

Lincoln's assassin killed.

The first U.S. dental school, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, was established.

The United States took possession of Alaska from Russia.

The Swiss canal , in Egypt, was opened

The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect, guaranteeing the right to vote regardless of race.

Thomas Edison patented the mimeograph machine.

Thomas A. Edison announced that he had invented the "talking machine" (phonograph).

Albert Einstein was born.

Clara Barton founded what became the American Red Cross.

President James Garfield died of wounds inflicted by an assassin.

Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as the 21st president of the United States, succeeding James A. Garfield.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born.

Louis Pasteur successfully treated a patient with a rabies vaccine.

George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film camera and registered his trademark: Kodak.

US Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.

Labor Day became a federal holiday by an act of Congress

Coca-Cola was sold in bottles for the first time.

Al Capone's birthday.

Hawaii became a U.S. Territory.

New York became the first state to requi

Anna Edson Taylor became the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

T. Roosevelt became the first U.S. president to ride in an automobile.

The first Grand Prix motor race was held in Le Mans, France.

The Great San Francisco Earthquake occurred.

Taxis first began running in New York City.

Oklahoma became the 46th state.

The Office of the Chief Examiner, which became the FBI in 1935, was created.

The first Lincoln penny was issued.

Charles Darwin was born.

President Ronald Reagan was born.