Today in history 6/23/2017


Today in history, William Penn(see picture below) signs a friendship treaty with the Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania in 1683.

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Today in history, Austrian forces defeat the Prussians at Landshut, Germany in 1760.

Today in historyConfederate forces overwhelm a Union garrison at the Battle of Brashear City in Louisiana in 1863.

Today in history, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy renew the Triple Alliance for a 12-year duration in 1902.

Today in history, In one of the largest air strikes of the war, the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force sends 761 bombers against the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania in 1944.

Today in history, Soviet U.N. delegate Jacob Malik (see picture below) proposes cease-fire discussions in the Korean War in 1951.

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