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Federal Charter creates Switzerland

On August 1, 1291, the Federal Charter was signed, creating the Swiss Confederation (Switzerland).

Slavery abolished in the British Empire

On August 1, 1834, the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 entered into force, formally abolishing slavery in the British Empire. Learn more about the Slavery Abolition Act.

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