Dec.1, International Day of the Basque Language

1922 – Screening of “Toll of the Sea” film which is the first film ever made in color.

1925- After a seven-year occupation, British troops evacuate Cologne, Germany.

1940 – Lascaux caves which contain various murals discovered in France.

1958 – Indonesia nationalizes Dutch holdings on its territories.

1967 – The United Nations asks France to withdraw its troops from Djibouti.

1973 – The UN issues resolutions on punishing perpetrators of war crimes or crimes against humanity.

1984 – 3800 people killed in a toxic gas release at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal.

1933 – Dutch Noble Prize laureate Chemist Paul J. Crutzen was born.

1992 – Egyptian actor Salah Qabil passes away.

– The International Day of the Basque Language “Euskara Eguna.”

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