Today in history 7/17/2017

WordleCh1-507/17/2017:

Today in history, France defeats England at Castillon, France, ending the Hundred Years’ War in 1453.

Today in history, Ottoman forces, supported by the British, capture Aboukir, Egypt from the French in 1799.

Today in history, The U.S. fleet arrives in Tripoli in 1801.

Today in historyNapoleon Bonaparte (see picture below) surrenders to the British at Rochefort, France in 1815.

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Today in history, U.S. troops under General William R. Shafter (see picture below) take Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War in 1898.

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Today in history, Chinese communists attack the Nationalist army on the Yangtze River in 1946.

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