Today in History: 22 May 1840


Australia: New South Wales – Transportation of Convicts is Abolished

On this day in 1840, the transportation of criminals (convicts) from Britain to New South Wales is abolished. It continues in other colonies of Australia however.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penal_transportation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convicts_in_Australia

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