Memory of the day: The Egyptian Constitution is issued in 1882



Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 10:59 GMT


Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 10:59 GMT

CAIRO – 7 February 2022: In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on February 7.





457 - Leo I becomes the first emperor of the Byzantine Empire.





1830 - The French Council of Ministers approves in a special session the occupation of Algeria.





1882 - The Egyptian Constitution is issued.





1898 - Émile Zola is brought to trial for defamation for publishing an article about the Dreyfus case.





1900 - The Labor Party is founded.





1924 - The Italian government led by fascist leader Benito Mussolini decides to establish diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union.





1939 - The inauguration of the Round Table Conference between the delegates of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and British delegates at St. James's Palace in London.





1965 - American boxer Cassius Clay converts to Islam and changes his name to Mohammad Ali.





1979 - Pluto moves to enter Neptune's orbit for the first time since its discovery.






1990 - The Soviet Communist Party relinquishes its monopoly on power after 72 years of dominance.





1999 - Jordanian Crown Prince Abdullah is sworn in as King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan before the National Assembly after the death of his father, King Hussein bin Talal. He takes the name Abdullah II, and appoints his brother, Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein, as crown prince, based on his father's will.





2011 - Announcing the results of the Southern Sudan referendum, which was held on January 9. The result was that 98.83 percent of the voters voted for the secession of the south from the north.





2015 – The painting “When Will You Get Married?” is sold for $300 million.



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