Blog of the Department of History, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
On This Day...September 21
- The French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy.
- Britain went off the gold standard.
- Japanese forces began occupying China's northeast territory of Manchuria.
- J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" was first published.
- The Soviet probe
returned to Earth. The spacecraft completed the first unmanned round-trip flight to the moon.
- North and South Korea opened their borders for their family reunion program.
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