Historical Events for 22nd August 2019

1543 – Emperor Charles V’s army occupies Duren
1559 – Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic
1875 – The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.
1914 – Canada’s Finance Act, 1914, receives assent
1914 – Battle in Ardennen: Neufchateau, Rossignal, Tintigny and Virton
1945 – Bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford
1972 – Rhodesia is expelled by the International Olympic Committee for its racist policies.
1994 – Wim Cook government forms in Netherlands
2007 – The Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
2018 – Discovery of a bone of a 90,000 hybrid human, half Neanderthal, half Denisovan from Anuy River, Siberia published in “Nature”

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