TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - NEWS -

TO­DAY’S HIGHTLIGHT Sept. 16, 1987

Two dozen coun­tries signed the Mon­treal Pro­to­col, a treaty de­signed to save the Earth’s ozone layer by call­ing on na­tions to re­duce emis­sions of harm­ful chem­i­cals by the year 2000.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1810

Mex­ico be­gan its re­volt against Span­ish rule.

1857

The song “Jin­gle Bells” by James Pier­pont was copy­righted un­der its orig­i­nal ti­tle, “One Horse Open Sleigh.”

1893

More than 100,000 set­tlers swarmed onto a section of land in Ok­la­homa known as the “Chero­kee Strip.”

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