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Ferdinand Magellan Dies During A Skirmish On Mactan Island

Today on April 27, 1521, Portuguese-explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed during a skirmish with an indigenous tribe on Mactan Island. The expedition led by Ferdinand...
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Captain James Cook Killed Trying To Escape From Hawaii

Today on February 14, 1779, Captain Cook was killed by a group of indigenous Hawaiians while trying to flee with their king. As one of...
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British Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson Receives A State Funeral

Today on January 9, 1806, one of Britain’s most decorated heroes, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, was buried at St Paul’s Cathedral after receiving a state funeral....

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