Wednesday, March 14, 2007

On March 14, ...

... 1489, Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus and widow of King James II, who had died 16 years earlier, was forced to sell Cyprus to Venice, the city-state where she had been born.
... 1993, the U.N. Comisión de la Verdad para El Salvador, a truth commission appointed to investigate atrocities that had occurred during the long civil war in that Central American state, published its report.

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