27 September 2021: This day in history

1066: William the Conqueror’s troops set sail from Normandy for conquest of England

1290: Earthquake in the Gulf of Chihli (Bohai Sea) near China, reportedly kills 100,000 people

1540: Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola confirmed by Pope Paul III in Rome

1779: John Adams negotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Great Britain

1821: Mexican revolutionary forces led by Agustín de Iturbide occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw, bringing an end to the Mexican War of Independence

1822: French scholar Jean-François Champollion announces he has deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics using the Rosetta Stone

1905: The physics journal Annalen der Physik publishes Albert Einstein’s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”, introducing the equation E=mc².

1908: Henry Ford’s first Ford Model T automobile leaves the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan


Source: Onthisday.com

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