20 January 2022: This day in history

1265: First English Parliament summoned other than by royal command (in this instance by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester) mets in Westminster Hall

1841: China cedes Hong Kong to the British during the 1st Opium War

1921: Republic of Turkey declared out of remnants of Ottoman Empire

1942: Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee Conference in Berlin to organize the “final solution”, the extermination of Europe’s Jews

1945: Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented (and never to be repeated) 4th term as US President

1981: Ronald Reagan inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States of America

2009: Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States’ first African-American president


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