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Britain surrenders Fort Sackville to the colonial militia

Today on February 25th 1779, the British garrison at Fort Sackville surrender to the American revolutionaries on the western frontier. Fort Sackville, also known as...
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Lord Cornwallis Surrenders To Washington At Yorktown

Today on October 19, 1781, Lord Cornwallis finally surrenders to George Washington at the Battle of Yorktown - effectively ending the American Revolution. The Battle...
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The Great Siege of Gibraltar is finally lifted

Today on February 7th 1783, the Great Siege of Gibraltar was finally lifted as disheartened Spanish and French forces retreat from the region. The Great...

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