Today in history 5/13/2020

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Today in history, English colonists land near the James River in Virginia in 1607.

Today in history, The War of Bavarian Succession ends in 1779.

Today in history, The United States declares war on Mexico after fighting has already begun in 1846.

Today in history, The Battle of Resaca commences as Union General William T. Sherman (see picture below) fights towards Atlanta in 1864.

Today in history, Britain establishes the Royal Flying Corps, the forerunner of the Royal Air Force in 1912.

Today in history, Igor Sikorsky (see picture below) flies the first four-engine aircraft in 1913.

Today in history, Allied forces in Italy break through the German Gustav Line into the Liri Valley in 1944.

Today in history, Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt in 1981.

Today in history 2/26/2020

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Today in history, On the death of Jovian, a conference at Nicaea chooses Valentinan, an army officer who was born in the central European region of Pannania, to succeed him in Asia Minor in 364.

Today in history, William the Bad succeeds his father, Roger the II, in Sicily in 1154.

Today in historyNapoleon and 1,200 of his men leave Elba to start the 100-day re-conquest of France in 1815.

Today in history, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels publish The Communist Manifesto in London in 1848.

Today in history, Russian aviator Igor Sikorsky carries 17 passengers in a twin engine plane in St. Petersburg in 1914.

Today in history, Ground is broken for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco in 1933.

Today in history, Japanese military troops march into Tokyo to conduct a coup and assassinate political leaders in 1936.

Today in history, The 22nd Amendment is added to the Constitution limiting the Presidency to two terms in 1951.

Today in history, Soviets recover Luna 20 with a cargo of moon rocks in 1972.

Today in history 5/13/2017

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Today in history, English colonists land near the James River in Virginia in 1607.

Today in history, The War of Bavarian Succession ends in 1779.

Today in history, The United States declares war on Mexico after fighting has already begun in 1846.

Today in history, The Battle of Resaca commences as Union General William T. Sherman (see picture below) fights towards Atlanta in 1864.

Today in history, Britain establishes the Royal Flying Corps, the forerunner of the Royal Air Force in 1912.

Today in history, Igor Sikorsky (see picture below) flies the first four-engine aircraft in 1913.

Today in history, Allied forces in Italy break through the German Gustav Line into the Liri Valley in 1944.

Today in history, Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt in 1981.

Today in history 2/26/2017

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2/26/2017:

Today in history, On the death of Jovian, a conference at Nicaea chooses Valentinan, an army officer who was born in the central European region of Pannania, to succeed him in Asia Minor in 364.

Today in history, William the Bad (see picture below) succeeds his father, Roger the II, in Sicily in 1154.

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Today in historyNapoleon and 1,200 of his men leave Elba to start the 100-day re-conquest of France in 1815.

Today in history, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels (see picture below) publish The Communist Manifesto in London in 1848.

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Today in history, Russian aviator Igor Sikorsky carries 17 passengers in a twin engine plane in St. Petersburg in 1914.

Today in history, Ground is broken for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco in 1933.

Today in history, Japanese military troops march into Tokyo to conduct a coup and assassinate political leaders in 1936.

Today in history, The 22nd Amendment is added to the Constitution limiting the Presidency to two terms in 1951.

Today in history, Soviets recover Luna 20 with a cargo of moon rocks in 1972.