Today In History:

2010: An earthquake kills 316,000 in Haiti
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti is severely destroyed during the disaster.

1991: The U.S. Congress votes for war in Iraq to expel Iraq from Kuwait leading to the Gulf War

Born on this day:

1964: Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon

1918: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian Guru who developed “Transcendental Meditation”

Gone on this day:

2005: Amrish Puri Indian actor one of the most popular villains of Bollywood known for roles like Mogambo in Mr India

1976: Agatha Christie, English author. Queen of mystery

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