Monday, September 19, 2011

This Day in History: September 19

-Jamestown is burned to the ground during Bacon's Rebellion, 1676

-The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States, 1778

-James Garfield, 20th President of the United States, dies, 1881

-The governor of New Zealand consents to the Electoral Act of 1893, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote

-St. Kitts and Nevis gains its independence, 1983

-Holiday: Armed Forces Day (Chile)

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