22 March 2021: This day in history

1622 First American Indian (Powhatan) massacre of Europeans in Jamestown Virginia, 347 killed

1765 Stamp Act passed; 1st direct British tax on American colonists, organized by Prime Minister George Grenville

1784 The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand

1832 British Parliament, led by Charles Grey, passes the Reform Act, introducing wide-ranging changes to electoral system of England and Wales, increasing electorate from about 500,000 voters to 813,000

1954 Northland Center, the world’s largest shopping mall at the time, opens in Oakpark, Michigan

1965 US confirms its troops used chemical warfare against the Vietcong

2018 US President Donald Trump imposes $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports

Source: Onthisday.com

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