Tuesday, July 09, 2019

What Happened on This Day!

On July 9, 1401, Turko-Mongol ruler Tamerlane destroyed Baghdad.

On July 9, 1790, in the Russo-Swedish War the Swedes captured one third of the Russian fleet.

On July 9, 1868, Tennessee and South Carolina ratified the 14th Amendment guaranteeing civil rights.

On July 9, 1971, Henry Kissinger visited the People’s Republic of China to negotiate a détente between the U.S. and China.

On July 9, 2002, the African Union was established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

On July 9, 2017, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi proclaimed victory over ISIS in Mosul.


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