May 19 | Facts

May 19 | Facts

1536 Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was beheaded. 1588 The 130-ship-strong Spanish Armada set sail for England; it was defeated in August. 1643 The colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Harbor met to form the New England Confederation. 1921 Congress passed the Emergency Quota Act, establishing national quotas for immigrants. 1928 The first annual Calaveras County “Frog Jumping Jubilee” […]

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