To­day in His­tory

The Timaru Herald - - OBITUARIES -

1787 – Delaware be­comes the first state to rat­ify the US Con­sti­tu­tion. 1815 – France’s Mar­shal Ney is shot after a trea­son trial for aid­ing Napoleon Bon­a­parte at Water­loo. 1915 – Evac­u­a­tion of An­zac forces from Gal­lipoli be­gins. 1941 – Ja­panese planes at­tack the US Pa­cific fleet at Pearl Har­bour, right, pre­cip­i­tat­ing the US dec­la­ra­tion of war on Ja­pan. 1949 – Na­tion­al­ist gov­ern­ment of

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