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On this day:

1834: Slavery abolished in British Empire

1980: Vigd√≠s Finnbogad√≥ttir becomes President of Iceland and the world’s first democratically elected female head of state.

1916: Annie Besant founds the India Home Rule League

Born on this day:

1930: Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist

Gone on this day:

1920: Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian lawyer, social reformer

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