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Taj Mahal is completed, used as tomb for wife of Emperor Shah Jahan.
The Treaty of Westphalia is signed, ending the Thirty Years’ War. Estimated 8 million casualties throughout the conflict.
Typewriter invented by Charles Thurber.
Microwave oven invented by Percy Spencer.
The First North African city of Utica (Tunisia) is established by the Phoenicians.
Anaesthesia invented by Crawford Long.
Caesar is assassinated.
Caesar becomes dictator of Rome.
Caligula is assassinated as a result of his extravagance and quest for unconstrained personal power.
Treaty of Verdun is signed and divides the current Frankish Empire into 3 (east of Rhine, France and then Italy, Provence, Burgundy and Lorraine.).
Nader Shah assassinated.
The Communist party lead by Mao Zedong comes to power in China.