Ephemeris of September 22

Ephemeris of September 22

1981: Inauguration of High-speed train (TGV) in the presence of President François Mitterrand and several of his ministers.

1980 : Start of the Iran-Iraq war. This murderous conflict will last eight years without naming a winner.

1920: Mental disorder, the President of the French Republic Paul Deschanel announces his resignation to parliament.

1862: In the midst of the Civil War, the day after Antietam's victory over the North, US President Lincoln proclaims ’emancipation of black slaves in the southern states.

1792: French Revolution: from its first session, the Convention, which exercises legislative power, proclaims theabolition of royalty in France.

Video: Brock Berrigan - September 22nd