Today in history 7/11/2017


Today in history, Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany in 1346.

Today in history, Morocco agrees to stop attacking American ships in the Mediterranean for a payment of $10,000 in 1786.

Today in history, Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel in 1804.

Today in history, In the RAF’s longest bombing raid of World War II, 44 British Lancaster bombers attack the Polish port of Danzig in 1942.

Today in history, Archaeologists unearth an army of 8,000 life-size clay figures (see picture below) created more than 2,000 years ago for the Emperor Qin Shi Huang in 1975.

Image result for emperor qin shi huang terracotta army

Today in history, Full diplomatic relations are established between the United States and Vietnam in 1995.

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