Today in History
16 March 1899 At the request of Il Wilhelm, a comprehensive meeting was held between the General Manager of Deusche Bank Siemens and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Baghdad Railway.
16 March 1920 Allied Powers took measures against the Delegation after they officially occupied Istanbul. Mustafa Kemal Pasha wanted the following measures to be taken in his telegram: “The invasion of Geyve Strait by the national forces and the destruction of the lightning bridge, Geyve, Ankara, the arrest of the Allied forces along the line, the Anatolian line commissioner deputy in Konya, immediately to the trains. it would ensure its operation by confiscating it. ” The bridge between Çiftehan-Ulukışla was blown up. This prevented the French from entering the interior areas.