Return to Daily IQ 2003Recovering from the ReconquistaSpain opened its first mosque (in Granada) since the Moorswere expelled in the early 1500s. 1890 Wyoming became the 44th state in the United States. 1940 The Battle of Britain began. 1951 Armistice talks to end the Korean War began at Kaesong. 1973 The Bahamas became independent from Great Britain. 1985 The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was bringing back the original Coke and calling it Coca-Cola Classic. 1989 Mel Blanc, the “man of a thousand voices,” including such cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig, died in Los Angeles. 1991 Boris Yeltsin was sworn in as Russia's first elected president. 1995 Myanmar activist Aung San Suu Kyi was released after six years of house arrest. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?