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The first 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican

Today on January 22nd 1506, the first regiment of Swiss Guards arrive at Vatican City to serve as the pope’s official bodyguards. The Pontifical Swiss...
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The Dutch East India Company is officially incorporated

Today on March 20th 1602, the Dutch East India Company is officially incorporated, becoming the world's first transnational corporation. The Dutch East India Company was...

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