Today in history 7/15/2017


Today in history, Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders in 1099.

Today in history, Poles and Lithuanians defeat the Teutonic knights at Tannenberg, Prussia in 1410.

Today in history, Lieutenant Zebulon Pike begins his western expedition from Fort Belle Fontaine in 1806.

Today in historyNapoleon Bonaparte‘s representatives meet with the Allies in Prague to discuss peace terms in 1813.

Today in history, Confederate raider Bill Anderson and his Bushwhackers (see picture below) attack Huntsville, Missouri, stealing $45,000 from the local bank in 1863.

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Today in historyPresident Dwight Eisenhower (see picture below) sends 5,000 Marines to Lebanon to keep the peace in 1958.

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Today in historyJohn F. Kennedy (see picture below) accepts the Democratic nomination for president.

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