At A Glance

1881 1600 police and volunteers attack Maori settlement at Parihaka in western Taranaki which had become the symbol of protest against the confiscation of Maori land, New Zealand. 1914 Britain declares war on Turkey and annexes Cyprus, occupied since 1878; the immediate reason is to keep it from being taken by Turkey. 1937 Adolf Hitler […]

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