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September 20 – Packet and Daily, Appears On The Streets

Read on to enlighten yourself with historical milestones of today

History is something that illuminates the culture and its origin. It also forecasts the awareness and how and when everything evolved and fell into pl

History is something that illuminates the culture and its origin. It also forecasts the awareness and how and when everything evolved and fell into place. It not only helps us trace the origins of the past but also helps us understand it better which leads to an understanding of the present more desirably. We, at Brag Social, try to keep you updated with the happening of past and present through our today column. Let us now read the historical milestones of September 20.

1562 – Treaty of Hampton Court

Queen Elizabeth of England signs a treaty at Hampton Court with French Huguenot

leader Louis de Bourbon, the Prince of Conde on September 20, 1561. The terms of the Treaty stated that 3000 English troops were summoned to occupy Le Havre and Dieppe

. It was promised by Queen Elizabeth that economic aid will be provided to the Huguenots

and the English will occupy Le Havre in return for aiding Bourbon against the Catholics of France.

 

1784 – Packet and Daily, appears on the streets.

By the long arm of the British Law, publication of newspapers in North America was deterred during colonial times. After independence, the United States publication took a whole new set of laws on publication. The first New York newspaper was New-York Gazette, in 1725, founded by William Bradford and was the first newspaper proprietor in Philadelphia. Newspaper headquarters often became a vital centre of community life but frontier tensions led to passionate arguments, and newspapers became closely involved with political change. Hence city papers were now moved from weekly posts to daily publication. The first publication being Pennsylvania Evening Post in 1783. When it became a daily in 1784, the Pennsylvania Evening changed its name to “Packet and Daily” on September 20, indicating a new source of revenue for newspapers. Thus, Packet and Daily became the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.

By the long arm of the British Law, publication of newspapers in North America was deterred during colonial times. After independence, the United States publication took a whole new set of laws on publication. The first New York newspaper was New-York Gazette, in 1725, founded by William Bradford and was the first newspaper proprietor in Philadelphia. Newspaper headquarters often became a vital centre of community life but frontier tensions led to passionate arguments, and newspapers became closely involved with political change. Hence city papers were now moved from weekly posts to daily publication. The first publication being Pennsylvania Evening Post in 1783. When it became a daily in 1784, the Pennsylvania Evening changed its name to “Packet and Daily” on September 20, indicating a new source of revenue for newspapers. Thus, Packet and Daily became the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.

 

 

1830 – The National Negro Convention convenes

A group of prominent free African American men organized the National Negro Convention Movement with more than a decade of organized abolition among northern free blacks. The first Convention took place in Philadelphia on September 20, 1830, with the purpose of abolishing slavery. The Movement focused on the development of a black nationalist political consciousness and charted important shifts in rhetoric. A proposal was put forth by city leaders to oust Cincinnati’s black population as a response to conflict that had emerged over job competition between black and white men.

1952 – Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.

The results for the Hershey and Chase experiment popularly known as the Blender experiment were published on September 20, 1952. They were successful in demonstrating it was DNA that transmitted the genetic material of life. The Hershey-Chase experiment became a critical point in the history of genetic science and marked the beginning of Molecular biology as a branch of science. Months within the results were published, molecular biologists James Watson and Francis Crick published their work establishing the double helix structure of the DNA molecule.

 

1985 – Australia introduces a capital gains tax.

The capital gain tax was introduced in Australia on September 20, 1985, that applied only to assets acquired on or after a date, with gains (or losses) on assets owned on that date. Indexation of cost base was discontinued by the Howard Government from September 20, 1999 and a 50% discount on the capital gain for individual taxpayers established and not for companies. The cost of assets held for 1 year or more was indexed by the consumer price index, and small business CGT concessions were introduced. The CGT reduced tax on small business owners retiring, and on active assets being sold, allowing a rollover when selling one active asset to buy another. A 33% CGT discount was entitled to Superannuation funds.

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