Today in Irish History: Actor Tyrone Power Dies. Anglo Irish Agreement 1985

TODAY IN IRISH HISTORY (published by For the Love of Being Irish)

1777: The Articles of Confederation, the first written constitution of the United States is adopted by the Continental Congress. A number of the Congress were Irish born including secretary of the Congress Charles Thomson who was born in Maghera, County Derry in 1729.

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Charles Thompson, Irish born Secretary Continental Congress

Charles Thompson, Irish born Secretary Continental Congress

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1958: Screen idol Tyrone Power, descendant of Irish born actor and comedian Tyrone Power (1795-1841) dies at age of 44 from a heart attack.

Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara Black Swan

Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara in poster for The Black Swan

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1985: Anglo-Irish Irish Agreement signed which gives Dublin government an advisory role in Northern Ireland, much to the fury of the Loyalist community.

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Signing of Anglo Irish Agreement

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Ian Paisley Rails against Anglo Irish Agreement


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