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  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 9, 1915

    Carter G. Woodson

    Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History

    Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 9, 1915

    Along with William D. Hartgrove, George Cleveland Hall, Alexander L. Jackson, and James E. Stamps, Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History on September 9, 1915, in Chicago.




  • Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Monday Sep 13, 1915

    Armenian Genocide

    Temporary Law of Expropriation and Confiscation

    Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Monday Sep 13, 1915

    The Tehcir Law brought some measures regarding the property of the deportees, and on 13 September 1915, the Ottoman parliament passed the "Temporary Law of Expropriation and Confiscation," stating that all property, including land, livestock, and homes belonging to Armenians, was to be confiscated by the authorities.




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