Event: Balfour Declaration Is Made

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British Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour sends a letter (known as the Balfour Declaration) to Baron Lionel Walter de Rothschild pledging British support for the establishment of a Jewish National Home in Palestine.

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Timeline Date: 
1917/11/2
Computed Date: 
1917/11/02
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