22 September 2021: This day in history

1621: King James I of England gives Sir William Alexander a royal charter for colonisation of Nova Scotia

1792: French Revolution: The National Convention passes a proclamation announcing the formal abolition of the French monarchy

1898: Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days’ Reform in China, imprisoning the Guangxu Emperor

1915: Cecil Chubb buys English prehistoric monument Stonehenge for £6,600

1922: US President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

1936: Spanish fascist junta names Francisco Franco to Generalissimo and Supreme Commander

1949: Chinese Communist leaders proclaim the People’s Republic of China


Source: Onthisday.com

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