22 March 2023: 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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