Monday, September 16, 2019

On This Day in History

September 16, 2019

Historical Events

1795  British capture Capetown, South Africa, from the Dutch
1810  Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, calling for the end of Spanish rule (Mexican Independence Day)
1848  Slavery abolished in all French territories
1906  Douglas Mawson, Edgeworth David and Alistair Mackay claim to have discovered the Magnetic South Pole in Antarctica
1963  Federation of Malaysia formed by Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak
1978  25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Tabar, Iran
1997  Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs interim CEO
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