to­day in his­tory

Townsville Bulletin - - Voice Of The North -

1794

US Congress passes law pro­hibit­ing Amer­i­can ships from sup­ply­ing slaves to other coun­tries

1882

US Congress out­laws polygamy

1904

The first colour pic­ture ap­pears in a news­pa­per, the

Daily Illustrated Mir­ror in

New York

1945

Arab League is formed in Cairo by Egypt, Iraq, Jor­dan, Lebanon and Syria

1960

Arthur Schawlow and Charles Townes patent the laser

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