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Importance of 05th May in History

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1982
General Belgrano sank
Argentina
1980
The SAS storms the Iranian embassy in London
Great Britain
1959
Death of Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, played a major role in ending the Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay. He was the first South American to be awarded a Nobel Prize
Argentina
1949
The Council of Europe was founded
1859
Death of Peter Gustav Dirichlet, German mathematician who made many valuable contributions to number theory
Germany
1821
Napoleon Bonaparte dies on St Helena
France
1809
Mary Kies of Connecticut became the first woman to be issued with a US patent (for a technique for weaving straw with silk and thread)
United States
1808
Death of Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, French physiologist .
France
1760
First use of hangman's drop – last nobleman to be executed (Laurence, Earl Ferrers) at Tyburn
Great Britain
1646
Charles I surrenders to the Scottish Army at Newark
Great Britain
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