Saturday, September 8, 2007

Tagged By Sae Wei

Sae Wei tagged me.
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22 September 1735
In Britain, Sir Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister to move into 10 Downing Street in London which has since become the official home of the british prime minister.

22 September 1792
French Revolution: the proclaimation of France as a Republic.

22 September 1830
Venezuela secedes from Colombia and becomes an independent sovereign state

22 September 1862
Otto von Bismarck becomes Prussian Premier.

22 September 1862
Abraham Lincoln makes his emancipation declaration abolishing slavery and orders the freeing of all slaves from January 1st, 1863.

22 September 1872
Joseph Smith, the son of a poor New England farmer, says he has received golden plates from an angel. From this he translates the Book of the Mormon which leads to the founding of the religious group, the Mormons.

22 September 1927
Boxer Gene Tuney beats Jack Dempsey to become world heavyweight champion.

22 September 1955
With the start of commercial television in Britain, the first advertisement transmitted is for Gibbs SR toothpaste and the debut of Britain's first female newsreader - Barbara Mandell.

22 September 1964
The hit musical 'Fiddler On The Roof' opens on Broadway.

22 September 1972
Ugandan dictator Idi Amin gives the country's 8,000 Asians 48 hours to leave the country.

22 September 1975
US President Gerald Ford survives an assassination attempt when he is shot at by Sarah Jane Moore.

22 September 1980: Iran-Iraq War
Long-standing border disputes and political turmoil in Iran prompt Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to launch an invasion of Iran's oil-producing province of Khuzestan. After initial advances, the Iraqi offense was repulsed. In 1982, Iraq voluntarily withdrew and sought a peace agreement, but the Ayatollah Khomeini renewed fighting. Stalemates and the deaths of thousands of young Iranian conscripts in Iraq followed. Population centers in both countries were bombed, and Iraq employed chemical weapons. In the Persian Gulf, a tanker war curtailed shipping and increased oil prices. In 1988, Iran agreed to a cease-fire.
Shipyard workers in Poland, led by Lech Walesa. form a new independent labour union, Solidarity.

22 September 1986
Surgeons at Harefield Hospital in England, perform a heart & lung transplant operation on the world's youngest patient - a baby just 10 weeks old.

22 September 1989
An IRA bomb attack kills 10 soldiers at the Royal Marine School of Music at Deal in Kent. Twelve other bandsman are injured.
P.S. A Stupid Fellow Baby Borned

22 September 1990
The Natural History Musem in London solves the Piltman hoax. The behind it is anthropologist Sir Arthur Keith.

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