Today in history 7/8/2017


Today in history, Christian Crusaders march around Jerusalem as Muslims watch from within the city in 1099.

Today in history, The first French settlement at Quebec is established by Samuel de Champlain (see picture below) in 1608.

Image result for Samuel de Champlain

Today in history, The Austrians take Budapest from the Turks and annex Hungary in 1686.

Today in history, The truce at Villafranca Austria cedes Lombardy to France in 1859.

Today in history, The mutinous crew of the battleship Potemkin surrenders to Romanian authorities in 1905.

Today in history, 20 B-17s fly in their first mission with the Royal Air Force over Wilhelmshaven, Germany in 1941.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s