Today in Mauritius History
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Events 1 - 8 of 8
1598-09-17 - Netherland sailors discover Mauritius
1638-05-07 - Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)
1836-05-09 - HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin departs Port Louis, Mauritius
1940-12-09 - Illeagal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius
1945-08-25 - Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine
1968-03-12 - Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1968-04-24 - Mauritius becomes a member state of the United Nations.
1992-03-12 - Mauritius becomes a republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1
1977-01-26 - Cindy Cesar, Miss Mauritius Universe (1997)