What happened on September 10 ?
In 1939. . .
Canada declared war on Germany, entering WWII
-the first and only time Canada has declared war
on another country on its own.
< < < Click on Canada to learn more about it
In 1963. . .
Twenty black students entered public schools
in Birmingham, Tuskegee and Mobile (Alabama),
following a standoff between federal authorities and Governor George C. Wallace : Governor Wallace sent National Guard troops to keep black students out, but President Kennedy reversed Wallace by ordering the troops to stand down < < <
In 1967. . .
Gibraltar votes to remain British (12,138 to 44).
In 2002. . .
Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations
(1) Photograph : U.S. Public Domain WWII = the Second World War
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