Ephemeris of April 7

Ephemeris of April 7

1930: The labor camps established under Lenin in 1917 are transformed into "Gulags"by Stalin. Several million people will be deported there and die there.

1795: Following the report of the deputy of the Côte d'Or, Prior, the Convention adopts a decree relating to weights and measures. The meter becomes the unit of length and the base of the new metric system.
451: The city of Metz is taken and sacked by Attila.

Verse 30: Condemned for blasphemy because he calls himself the son of God, Jesus of nazareth was crucified in Jerusalem by order of Pontius Pilate.



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