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September 20: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History

Event

(September 20, 1870) On this day in 1870, Italian troops occupied Rome, leading to the eventual incorporation of Rome into the Kingdom of Italy and the limiting of papal governing authority to the Vatican itself and a small district around it. photo source: wikimedia.org

Happy Birthday! (September 20, 1878)
Upton Sinclair, American novelist, critic, and essayist. photo source: wikimedia.org

(September 20, 1886) The city of Johannesburg, South Africa, was formed. photo source: wikimedia.org

(September 20, 1946) After being put off for seven years due to World War II, the first Cannes Film Festival is held. photo source: wikimedia.org

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