May 1, 1896 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Seven days after parliament was dissolved, Charles Tupper is sworn in as the 6th Prime Minister of Canada

6th Prime Minister of Canada Charles Tupper
6th Prime Minister of Canada
Charles Tupper

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  • Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65