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1683 Ottomans lose the Battle of Vienna

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vienna

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1683 Ottomans lose the Battle of Vienna

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vienna
 
Twenty five years ago, I had a party to celebrate the Tercentennary of the Victory of Charles de Lorraine and Jan Sobieski!
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1981 A teenage boy who fired blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II at the trooping of the colour ceremony, was jailed for five years. 1982 Princess Grace of Monaco dies of injuries she sustained  in a car crash near Monte Carlo.

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1984 Prince Harry of Great Britain was born.

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On This Day:

The Battle of Prestonpans, 1745
National Convention declares the first French Republic, 1792
The Hundred Days' Reform was terminated by the coup d'etat of Empress Dowager Cixi, 1898.

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1951 Crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace for news of King George VI following  an operation to remove part of his lung.

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Today in 1932 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded. Thus today is their national day. Ironically it is also Celebrate Bisexuality Day. Odd koinkydink, ain't it?


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I'm willing to bet rubies to rutabagas that the parades won't come into contact with each other in the Kingdom.

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25 Sept
1066Harold Godwinson of England defeated Harald Hardråde of Norway in Yorkshire at the Battle of Stamford Bridge, marking the end of Viking invasion of England.


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1066Harold Godwinson of England defeated Harald Hardråde of Norway in Yorkshire at the Battle of Stamford Bridge, marking the end of Viking invasion of England.

Thus weakening him enough that William the Bastard was able to crush him at the Battle of Hastings later that year, thus becoming known to history as William the Conqueror.


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Let Harold have his day will you.
William's is coming.


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And today is that day...

1066William the Conqueror and his fleet of around 600 ships landed at Pevensey, Sussex, beginning the Norman conquest of England.


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yawn, possibly the pivotal event in British History, can't you some up with something more exciting, like a rock band that's here today, gone tomorrow?
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On this day in 1910, King Manuel II of Portugal was deposed.


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To all those who gave their lives, for a Europe free of Islam!



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