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This Day at Law

Oliver Ellsworth born

Oliver Ellsworth, third Chief Justice of the United States and primary author of the Judiciary Act of 1789 that established the federal court system, was born in Windsor, Connecticut, on April 29, 1745. Learn more about Oliver Ellsworth.

Chemical Weapons Convention goes into force

On April 29, 1997, the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction went into force. The Convention prohibits members nations from creating and deploying chemical weapons, and is overseen by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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