Today in history 7/5/2017


Today in history, The Declaration of Independence is first printed by John Dunlop in Philadelphia in 1776.

Today in history, A Spanish army repels the British during their attempt to retake Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1806.

Today in history, The German government begins curtailing freedom of the press after German Democrats advocate a revolt against Austrian rule in 1832.

Today in history, Andrew Beard (see picture below) is issued a patent for the rotary engine in 1892.

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Today in history, The Battle of Kursk (see picture below), the largest tank battle in history, begins in 1943.

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Today in history, American forces engage the North Koreans for the first time at Osan, South Korea in 1950.


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