22 September 2021: This day in history

1692: Last people hanged for witchcraft (8) in the US, 19 hanged overall, with six other deaths during Salem Witch Trials

1792: French First Republic formed by the National Convention, stripping the French king of his powers

1862: US President Abraham Lincoln says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1

1965: India and Pakistan cease-fire goes into effect, ending the Indo-Pakistani War

1980: Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway


Source: Onthisday.com

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