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

Source: Onthisday.com

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