First recognized cases of AIDS: 5 historic events on 5th June
History is not created in a day! But, a day can bring many changes in history. Following are five historical events that happened this day and changed the future course of the world.
1. In the year 1915, the constitution of Denmark was amended and women were given voting rights.
2. In the year 1937, Henry Ford introduced the 32 hour working a week concept.
3. In the year 1981, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that mentioned 5 cases of a rare form of Pneumonia that commonly happens to people with low immunity. Later on, this became the first recognized incidences of AIDS.
4. In the year 1989, after the infamous Tiananmen Square protest, Tank Man temporarily stopped the progression of column of tanks for half an hour. This image created an iconic moment of 20th century.
5. In the year 2013, the very first article on leaked NSA documents by Edward Snowden was published in The Guardian, UK. This article relieved the secret court order that instructed Verizon, the telecom giant, to give phone records of Americans to US Government.