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This Day in History: September 22

September 22: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. 1862 - Slavery in the United States: a preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released.
  2. 1888 - The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.
  3. 1910 - The Duke of York's Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
  4. 1991 - The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time by the Huntington Library.
  5. 2011 - CERN scientists announce their discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light
  6. Famous Birthdays: Michael Faraday (English scientist), Gunnar Asplund (Swedish architect), James Lawson (American civil rights activist), Bonnie Hunt (American actress), Tom Felton (English actor)

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