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The 1st Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley Is Born

Today on May 1, 1769, Arthur Wellesley, the man who would eventually defeat Napoleon, is born in Dublin. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, was...
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George Washington Rallies The Troops At Princeton

Today on January 3, 1777, George Washington bravely rallies the troops at the Battle of Princeton, leading to another decisive victory. The Battle of Princeton...
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Spain And France Abandon The Great Siege of Gibraltar

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

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