Tuesday, September 25, 2007

On September 25, ...

... 1926, under the auspices of the League of Nations, well over 2 dozen countries concluded the Convention to Suppress the Slave Trade and Slavery. The convention entered into force on Mar. 9, 1927, and survived the demise of the League. Today the convention has 95 states parties.
... 1944, during World War II, U.S. Rep. Doris O. Matsui (D-Cal.) was born in an internment camp run by the United States in Poston, Arizona.

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