John’s Believe It Or Not… September 10th

In 1621 – James I grants Acadia to Sir William Alexander to found New Scotland. In 1897 First drunk driving arrest. In 1989 Hungary allows East Germans refugees to leave. In 1608 Smith to lead Jamestown. In 1940 British War Cabinet reacts to the Blitz in kind.

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* 1621 – James I grants Acadia to Sir William Alexander to found New Scotland.

In 1621, King James VI of Scotland (James I of England) gave Sir William Alexander the charter for land between what is now called the St. Croix River and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This land was given the name Nova Scotia, which is Latin for New Scotland.
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