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Sweden Fends Off A Danish Invasion At Helsingborg

Today on February 28, 1710, Sweden’s hastily assembled army fends off a Danish invasion at the Battle of Helsingborg. The Battle of Helsingborg was a...
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Peter the Great Proclaims Himself As Emperor of Russia

Today on October 22, 1721, Tsar Peter the Great was proclaimed Emperor of Russia. Pyotr Alekseyevich (Peter I), known as Peter the Great, was arguably...
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Elizabeth I of Russia Crowns Herself Empress In Moscow

Today on April 25, 1742, Elizabeth I of Russia crowns herself as Empress at a grand ceremony in the Dormition Cathedral. Elizabeth, known in Russian...

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