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The Muddy, Bloody Battle of Agincourt

On this day in 1415, in the decisive blow of the Hundred Years’ War between England and France, young Henry V of England leads his…

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Manifest Destiny at Three-Cents Per Acre

On this day in 1803, the U.S. Senate approves a treaty with France providing for the purchase of the territory of Louisiana, which would double…

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Surrender at Yorktown: An Infant Nation Born

On this day in 1781, The Siege of Yorktown, also known as the Battle of Yorktown, the Surrender at Yorktown, German Battle or the Siege…

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The Long March Begins

On this day in 1934 the “Long March,” a tactical retreat of Mao Zedong and 60,000 Communist supporters, commences. The embattled Communists had broken through…

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Ein Deutschland

On this day in 1990, East and West Germany come together on what is known as “Unity Day,” less than one year after East German…

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Judgment(s) at Nuremberg: Full-On Antifa

On this day in 1946, 12 high-ranking Nazis comprising the first flight of such evil-doers are sentenced to death by the International War Crimes Tribunal…

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