When:
November 17, 2017 all-day
2017-11-17T00:00:00-07:00
2017-11-18T00:00:00-07:00
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http://geography.about.com/od/specificplacesofinterest/a/suezcanal.htm

Suez Canal Nov 17, 1869. Formal opening of the Suez Canal. It had taken 1.5 million men a decade to dig the 100-mile canal. It shortened the sea route from Europe to India by 6,000 miles. An Anglo-French commission ran the canal until 1956, when Egypt’s president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, seized it.

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