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Here Is What Happened On This Day In History

Here is a rundown of events that happened on this day in history:

2010 – A young Afghanistan woman whose nose and ears were cut as a form of punishment for running away from her violent husband appears on the cover of TIME Magazine.

2011 – There is a clash between soldiers and youths in Jos, the northern part of Nigeria after suspected members of Boko Haram are arrested. The youths machete over two people to death.


2012 – In Florida, Michael (46) and Margaret Pollara (70) are arrested for stealing expensive toys worth over $2 million from Toys R Us stores. The mother and son resold the items online.

2012 – Google accepts to pay $22.5 million on the allegations grounds that it breached Apple’s Safari Internet browser so that it will secretly track Web surfers.

2013 – Three boys in Australia, Chancey Allen Luna, James Francis Edwards Jr. and Michael Dewayne Jones, are charged with first-degree murder. Christopher Lane was shot once in the back as he was jogging but died before the medics arrived. They claimed they wanted to shoot someone out of boredom.

2013 – In Sierra Leone, over six homeless people are crushed to death when a bridge collapses due to heavy rainfall.

2013 – Zimbabwean lawyers for outgoing PM Morgan Tsvangirai have filed an appeal case in the Constitutional Court stating that they are challenging the election results in which President Mugabe has 61% of the votes.

2014 – Thousands of people in Northern Nigeria who have escaped a Boko Haram attack have fled to the hills without food supply.

2015 – 32-year-old David Gonzalez is gorged to death by a pull after trying to take a picture of the charging bull with his phone.

2016 – United Nations report that over two million people in Syria Aleppo were without water in the past four days.

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