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Mutineers Suddenly Seize Control of HMS Bounty

Today on April 28, 1789, the crew under Lieutenant William Bligh suddenly seized control of the ship in a rebellion known as Mutiny on the...
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Britain Destroys The Dutch Navy At The Battle of Camperdown

Today on October 11, 1797, British Admiral Adam Duncan routs the Dutch Navy at the Battle of Camperdown. The Battle of Camperdown was a major...
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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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