HISTORY
27 October 2021: This day in history

312: Roman Emperor Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross

1795: Pinckney’s Treaty [Treaty of San Lorenzo] signed by Spain and US, establishing the southern boundary of the US and giving Americans right to navigate the Mississippi River

1962: Black Saturday during the Cuban Missile Crisis: An American spy plane is shot down over Cuba and the navy drops warning depth charges on Soviet submarines

1982: China announces its population has reached 1 billion plus people

1986: British government deregulates financial markets in a “Big Bang”, enhancing London’s status as a financial capital while increasing income inequality

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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