July 28 in history

28/07/2009

On July 28:

1821 Jose San Martin declared Peru’s independance from Spain.

 
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1866 Beatrix Potter was born.

   

 

1893 The third suffrage petition in three years was presented to the New Zealand parliament. Signed by nearly 32,000 – almost a quarter of the adult European population of the country, helped pave the way for granting votes to women a few months later.

Sourced from Wikipedia and NZ History Online.


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