Today in history 1/14/2017

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1/14/2017:

Today in historyNapoleon Bonaparte (see picture below) defeats the Austrians at Rivoli in northern Italy in 1797.

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Today in history, British authorities seize German attaché Franz von Papen’s financial records confirming espionage activities in the U.S. in 1916

Today in historyFranklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Charles DeGaulle (see picture below) meet at Casablanca to discuss the direction of the war in 1943.

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Today in history, The Republic of Georgia restores the “five cross flag” (see picture below) as its national flag after some 500 years of disuse in 2004.

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Today in history, Huygens probe (see picture below) lands on Saturn’s moon Titan in 2005.

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