19 September 2021: This day in history

1356: English forces under Edward the Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years’ War

1870: Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871)

1893: New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote

1985: 8.1 earthquake in Mexico City kills an estimated 10,000 and leaves 250,000 homeless

1986: US Federal health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients


Source: Onthisday.com

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