Historical Events for 22nd March 2023

1680 – Parliament of Breisach accepts French sovereignty over Elzas
1872 – Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment
1896 – Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins 1st modern marathon in 3:18 at the Panhellenic Games
1913 – Song Jiaoren, leader of the Chinese Kuomintang Party, shot at Shanghai Railway Station, dies 2 day later (thought orchestrated by Kuomintang President Yuan Shikai)
1933 – FDR makes wine and beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal
1978 – The Rutles mockumentary “All You Need is Cash” debuts on NBC television
1986 – Kania skates ladies’ world record 1500m (1:59.30)
1989 – US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of NYC Board of Estimate
1993 – Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
2012 – Ireland returns to recession as GDP falls by 0.2% in the fourth quarter of 2011 following a fall of 1.1% in the third quarter

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