Wednesday, 16 September 2020

ON THIS DAY SEPTEMBER 16th

 

1848 - Slavery abolished in all French territories

1997 - Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs interim CEO

1989 - 14th Toronto International Film Festival: "Roger & Me"
 directed by Michael Moore wins the People's Choice Award

1920 - On September 16, 1920, at exactly 12:01pm, a bomb carried in a horse 
carriage - approximately 100 pounds (45kg) of dynamite - exploded outside the 
J.P. Morgan building at 23 Wall Street. The bomb killed 30 people instantly 
and a further 8 died of their injuries later on.

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