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    1856 – Ceylon railway service bill passed.

    1883 – Pioneer of the motor cycle, Demmiller (German) launched his maiden voyage of his product.

    1953 – The Colombo Muncipal Council is proscribed.

    1956 – The state languages department is established.

    1960 – Cyprus, which was a British colony, gains independence.

    1976 – The 5th Non – Aligned Summit begins at the BMICH under the leadership of Premier Sirimavo Bandaranayake.

    1978 – The newly formed Sri Lanka democratic socialist republic constitution of the UNP government is passed in parliament with 137 votes.

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