Today is Wednesday، the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year.
Today's highlight in history:
1932 - "Awlad Al-Zawat"، the first Arabic-speaking film was premiered.
On this date:
1978 - Israel begins to invade southern Lebanon in what is known as Operation Litani. 1981 - A Pakistan airline hijacking ends in Syria. 1989 - Prince Charles and Princess Diana arrive in Abu Dhabi on their first official visit to the UAE. 1991 - Emir Shaikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah returns to Kuwait after seven months in exile. 2006 – Members of the Chadian military fail in an attempted coup d'état.
1854 – Paul Ehrlich، German physician and biologist، Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1915) 1879 – Albert Einstein، German-American physicist، engineer، and academic، Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955) 1986 – Andy Taylor، English footballer
Deaths: 1995 – William Alfred Fowler، American physicist and astronomer، Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911) 2012 – Ċensu Tabone، Maltese general and politician، 4th President of Malta (b. 1913)