August 1 in history

On August 1:

1291 the Swiss Confederation was formed.

 

1880 1800 the Act of Union was passed uniting the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.

1987 Maori became an official language in New Zealand.

2 Responses to August 1 in history

  1. If the Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland was in “1880” there is going to have to be allot of rewriting of history! 1800 maybe?

  2. homepaddock says:

    John – typo now corrected, thanks.

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