HISTORY
23 November 2021: This day in history

1248: Conquest of Seville by Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile after the city capitulates

1644: “Areopagitica”, a pamphlet by John Milton decrying censorship, is published

1869: The clipper Cutty Sark is launched In Dumbarton, Scotland, one of the last clippers ever built and the only one still surviving

2018: US Federal Climate report finds climate change will reduce economy by 10% by 2100 with $141 billion cost from heat-related deaths, $118 billion from sea level rise

2019: Sumatran rhino officially declared extinct in Malaysia after last known specimen, 25-year-old Iman, dies of cancer in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

 

Source: Onthisday.com

 

 

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