10 April 2022: This day in history

1407: Lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing and is awarded the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma

1516: 1st Jewish ghetto established: Venice compels Jews to live in a specific area

1815: Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies experiences a cataclysmic eruption, one of the most powerful in history, killing around 71,000 people, causes global volcanic winter

1858: “Big Ben”, a 13.76 tonne bell, is recast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry

1972: US, USSR & 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons

1998: The Good Friday Agreement [Belfast Agreement] for Northern Ireland is signed by the British and Irish governments


Source: Onthisday.com

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