August 30, 2013 in History


In Greenland. a canyon over 800km long is discovered up to 800m deep in different places below the ice sheet covering the country; the canyon is longer than Arizona's Grand Canyon; it was carved out by a river over four million years ago

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1983 Guion Bluford becomes 1st African-American astronaut in space
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1951 U.S. and Philippines sign mutual defense pact
1945 Hong Kong liberated from Japan
1933 Air France forms
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