Wikipedia:Ephemerides/May 12

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May 28, 2022

International Nursing Day. 1943 – World War II: The Afrika Korps surrenders in Tunisia. 1949 – The Soviet Union lifts its blockade of Berlin. 2006 – The wave of violence organized by the PCC begins in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. They were born on this day… Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) • Ruth de Souza (pictured) (1921-2019) • Manuel Alegre (b. 1936) They died on this day... Santa Joana (1452-1490) • Edme Mariotte (1620-1684) • Evaristo da Veiga (1799-1837).