Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Today in History - 19 May

1995 World's youngest doctor, Balamurali Ambati, 17, graduates Mount Sinai

1900 World's longest railroad tunnel (Simplon) links Italy and Switzerland, opens

1896 1st auto (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands

1885 1st mass production of shoes (Jan Matzeliger in Lynn, Massachusetts)

1848 1st department store opens

1802 French Order of Legion d'Honneur forms

1662 Uniformity Act of England goes into effect

History created - 18 May

2009 Sri Lankan Tamil Tiger rebel chief Velupillai Prabhakaran killed by Army

2009 Sharjah Municipality launches parking call service

2009 flydubai, UAE's second low-cost carrier unveiled its first Boeing 737-800

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