On This Day: September 22nd

This is 265th day of the year and 100 days remain in the year.

in history
1776
Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy during the Revolutionary War.
1789
Congress authorized the office of Postmaster-General.
1792
The French Republic was proclaimed.
1862
President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, proposing to free all slaves of rebel states as of Jan. 1, 1863.
1980
The Persian Gulf conflict between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war.
1989
Songwriter Irving Berlin died in New York City at age 101.
September 22 Birthdays
Michael Faraday1791–1867, English scientist.
Babette Deutschpoet
Theodore Clement Steeleartist
Tommy Lasordabaseball manager



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