Blog of the Department of History, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Thursday, September 16, 2010
On This Day...September 16
- Welsh-born Owain Glyndwr was proclaimed Prince of Wales after rebelling against English rule.
- The Mayflower departed from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers on board.
- The village of Shawmut, Massachusetts, changed its name to Boston.
French King Louis XIV was born.
- Women gained formal approval from the Episcopal Church to be ordained as priests and bishops.
- Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league baseball.
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