1979年7月12日,吉尔伯特群岛脱离英国独立,成为一个国家

1979年7月12日,吉尔伯特群岛脱离英国独立,成为一个国家,即基里巴斯群岛。 它是由35个岛屿组成的链,从东向西蔓延1,860英里。 范宁岛被更名为Tabuaeran。 基里巴斯开始使用澳元作为其货币。
原文:1979 Jul 12, The Gilbert Islands gained independence from Britain and became a nation, the Archipelago of Kiribati. It is a chain of 35 islands that sprawls 1,860 miles from east to west. Fanning Island was renamed to Tabuaeran. Kiribati began using the Australia dollar for its currency.