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Events in History in September 1642

Notable FireworksGlobe Theatre Fire

Sep 6 English Long Parliament issues Ordinance ordering closure of London theatres including the Globe theatre, once part-owned by William Shakespeare

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on fire
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on fire
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  • Sep 19 Perpignan surrenders to French troops
  • Sep 23 Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1st commencement