6 July 2021: This day in history

1348: Papal bull of Pope Clement VI issued during the Black Death stating Jews not to blame and urging their protection

1785: US Congress unanimously resolves the name of US currency to the “dollar” and adopts decimal coinage

1885: Louis Pasteur successfully give an anti-rabies vaccine to 9-year-old Joseph Meister, saving his life

1923: The Central Executive Committee accepts the Treaty of Union, signed in Moscow in December 1922, and the Russian Empire becomes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

1967: Nigerian Civil War erupts as Nigerian forces invade the secessionist state of Biafra

1970: California passes 1st “no fault” divorce law


Source: Onthisday.com

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