Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 1864, the International Red Cross is formed. The group that was to become the International Committee of the Red Cross met for the first time in February 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 1959, Hawaii becomes the 50th US state. The first known settlers of the Hawaiian Islands were Polynesian voyagers who arrived sometime in the eighth century #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: #OnThisDay in 1978, Kenya’s founding father Jomo Kenyatta died aged 89, in Mombasa. He ruled Kenya from 1964 until his death #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews