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This Day In History

March 28

1854
Crimean War: France and Britain declare war on Russia.
1871
The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris
1930
Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
1959
The State Council of the People's Republic of China dissolves the Government of Tibet.
1999
Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill 146 Kosovo Albanians in the Izbica massacre.
2006
At least 1 million union members, students, and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government's proposed First Employment Contract law.

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