Thursday, July 1, 2010

History Trivia

On July 1 0096 Vespasian, a Roman Army leader, was hailed as a Roman Emperor by the Egyptian legions. In 1543 England and Scotland signed the peace of Greenwich. In 1596 An English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of Effingham and Francis Vere captured and sacked Cadiz, Spain. In 1690 The French defeated the forces of the Grand Alliance at Fleurus in the Netherlands and in 1798 Napoleon Bonaparte took Alexandria, Egypt.

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