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...

The Eiffel Tower Opens For The World Exposition In Paris

Today on March 31, 1889, the Eiffel Tower officially opened for the World Exposition after two years of construction. The Eiffel Tower was named after...

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