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Tuesday - 16 September
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1400 - Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers.
1701 - James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
1776 - American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Harlem Heights is fought.
1795 - United Kingdom conquers Cape Town, South Africa.
1810 - With the Grito de Dolores, Father Miguel Hidalgo begins Mexico's fight for independence from Spain
1812 - Russians set fire to Moscow shortly after midnight – the city burns down completely days later.
1863 - Robert College of Istanbul-Turkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.
1893 - Settlers race in Oklahoma for prime land in the Cherokee Strip.
1901 - Alturas, California, is incorporated as the only city in Modoc County.
1908 - General Motors is founded.
1919 - The American Legion is incorporated.
1920 - The Wall Street bombing: a bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J.P.Morgan building in New York City – 38 are killed and 400 injured.
1931 - Hanging of Omar Mukhtar.
1940 - Sam Rayburn is elected Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He is widely regarded as the most effective Speaker of the House in American history.
1941 - World War II: concerned that Reza Pahlavi the Shah of Persia was to align his petroleum-rich country with Germany during World War II, the United Kingdom and the USSR invade Iran in late August and force him to resign in favor of his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
1947 - Typhoon Kathleen hit Saitama, Tokyo and Tone River area, at least 1,930 killed.
1955 - Juan Perón is deposed in Argentina.
1963 - Malaysia is formed from Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak.
1966 - The Metropolitan Opera House opens at Lincoln Center in New York City with the world premiere of Samuel Barber's opera, Antony and Cleopatra.
1970 - King Hussein of Jordan declares military rule following the hijacking of four civilian airliners by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). This results in the formation of the Black September Palestinian paramilitary unit.
1975 - Papua New Guinea gains its independence from Australia.
1975 - The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
1976 - Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 people from the trolleybus that had fallen into Erevan reservoir.
1978 - An earthquake hits the city of Tabas, Iran measuring 7.5-7.9 on the Richter scale killing about 25,000 people.
1981 - Sugar Ray Leonard beats Thomas Hearns in their first of two epic boxing bouts.
1982 - Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon.
1987 - The Montreal Protocol is signed to protect the ozone layer from depletion.
1991 - The trial of Panamanian "strongman" Manuel Noriega begins in the United States.
1992 - Black Wednesday: the Pound Sterling is forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism by currency speculators and is forced to devalue against the Deutschmark.
2005 - Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.
2007 - One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.


22 FebruaryIndependence Day (Independence Day)
18 AprilGood Friday (Good Friday)
21 AprilEaster Monday (Easter Monday)
1 MayLabour Day (Labour Day)
9 JuneWhit Monday (Whit Monday)
19 JuneCorpus Cristi (Corpus Cristi)
1 AugustEmancipation Day (Emancipation Day)
16 SeptemberNew Year's Day (New Year's Day)
16 SeptemberDay off
13 DecemberNational Day (National Day - Festival of Lights and Renewal)
25 DecemberChristmas (Christmas)
26 DecemberBoxing Day (Boxing Day)

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Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
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Saint Lucia - Location
Capital: Castries
Official languages: English
Government: Constitutional monarchy
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Population: 164 213
Area: 616 km²
Religion: Catholicism (90%), Protestantism (7%), Anglicanism (3%)
Time Zone: UTC -4
Auto Code: WL
Internet TLD: .lc
Calling code: +1758
Corporate Income Tax: <33,3%
Personal Income Tax: <30%
Value Added Tax: 5-40%