Important things that happened on September 21 in history to remember.

In 1170, combined English and Irish forces, under the command of Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke and Diarmait Mac Murchada, King of Leinster seize Norse-Gaelic Dublin, forcing Ascall mac Ragnaill, King of Dublin into exile.

In 1776, part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupy by British forces.

In 1792, French Revolution: The National Convention declares France a republic and abolishes the absolute monarchy.

In 1937, J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is published.

In 1964, Malta gains independence from the United Kingdom.

In 1972, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos signs Proclamation #1081, placing the entire country under martial law and marking the beginning of his authoritarian rule.

In 1991, Armenia is granted independence from Soviet Union.







Jean P.

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