14 October 2022: This day in history

1066: Battle of Hastings: William, Duke of Normandy and his Norman army defeat the English forces of Harold II who is killed in the battle

1322: Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland’s independence

1774: 1st Continental Congress makes Declaration of Colonial Rights in Philadelphia

1867: 15th and last Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigns in Japan

1884: George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film

1933: Nazi Germany announces its withdrawal from the League of Nations

1982: US President Reagan proclaims a war on drugs


Source: Onthisday.com

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