Acontecimentos da Epoca.   Posted by Keeper.Group: 0
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Acontecimentos da Epoca
•Jan 16 1st assembly of the League of Nations is held in Paris

•Mar 10 Home Rule Act passed by the British Parliament, dividing Ireland into two parts; it is rejected by the southern counties, where the Ango-Irish war continues for a year

•Mar 19 US Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles for 2nd time refusing to ratify League of Nations' covenant (maintaining isolation policy)

•Mar 31 British parliament accepts Irish Home Rule law

•Apr 20 Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate

•Apr 26 Harlow Shapley and Heber D. Curtis hold "great debate" on the nature of nebulae, galaxies and size of the universe at US National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

•May 16 Joan of Arc (Jeanne D'arc) canonized a saint

•Aug 18 22 year old representative Harry T. Burn is deciding vote in Tennessee's and thus America's ratification of the 19th Amendment to the constitution allowing women's suffrage after letter from his mother

•Nov 14 The Russian Bolshevik army occupies Sebastopol, ending anti-communist attempts to regain the government of Russia

•Dec 13 League of nations establishes the International Court of Justice in The Hague


•Jan 20 Republic of Turkey declared out of remnants of Ottoman Empire

•Mar 3 Toronto's Dr Banting & Dr Best announce discovery of insulin

•Jul 1 The Communist Party of China is founded and Chen Duxiu elected its leader

•Jul 20 Congresswoman Alice Mary Robertson becomes the first woman to preside over the floor of US House of Representatives

•Jul 27 Frederick Banting and Charles Best isolate insulin at the University of Toronto

•Jul 29 Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party

•Dec 6 Anglo-Irish Treaty signed; Ireland receives dominion status; partition
creates Northern Ireland


•Jan 11 Insulin first used on humans to treat diabetes, on Leonard Thompson, 14, of Canada

•Feb 2 James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

•Feb 21 Britain declares Egypt a sovereign state

•Mar 18 British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

•Apr 3 Joseph Stalin appointed General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party by Vladimir Lenin

•Sep 21 US President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

•Oct 3 1st facsimile photo sent over city telephone lines, Washington, D.C.

•Nov 4 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt

•Nov 17 The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship

•Nov 26 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt