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On This Date In 4977 BC The universe was created, according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science. Kepler is best known for his theories explaining the motion of planets.
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On This Date In 1775 The Gunpowder Incident was a conflict early in the American Revolutionary War between Lord Dunmore, the Royal Governor of the Colony of Virginia, and militia led by Patrick Henry. On April 20, 1775, one day after the Battles of Lexington and Concord (and well before news of that event reached Virginia), Lord Dunmore ordered the removal of the gunpowder from…
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Friday! History, Military, Titanic, Quotes, More!

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Friday! Easter! History, Sports, Cinema, Quotes, More!

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Friday! History, St. Patrick's Day!, Music, Cinema, More!

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Friday! History, AB Happy Warrior, Courage, Cinema, Music, More!

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Friday! History and Honor, Music, Cinema, Quotes, More!

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Friday! This Day In History, Music, Sports, Quotes, More!

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Friday! History, Reagan, Super Bowl, Music, Space, Quotes!

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Friday! History, US Inauguration Day, Music, Space, Quotes, More!

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On This Date In 1128 Pope Honorius II granted a papal sanction to the military order known as the Knights Templar, declaring it to be an army of…
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On This Date In 0871 England's King Alfred (Alfred the Great) defeated the Danes at the Battle of Ashdown in Berkshire. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/alfred_the_great.shtml…

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Friday! History, New Year!, Military, Music, Cinema, Sports, Quotes, More!

On This Date In 1370 Pope Gregory XI (c. 1336 – March 27, 1378), born Pierre Roger de Beaufort in Maumont, in the modern commune of Rosiers-d'Égletons, Limousin around 1336, was elected Pope, and served from 1370 until his death in 1378. He succeeded Pope Urban V…

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Friday! History, Christmas, Military, Music, Cinema, Sports, Quotes, More!

On This Date In 1597 Through January 4, 1598 the Siege of Ulsan was an unsuccessful Korean and Chinese attempt to capture Ulsan Castle from the Japanese late in the Imjin War. The Japanese suffered heavy losses during the siege.…

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On This Date In 1653 Oliver Cromwell (April 25, 1599 – September 3, 1658), an English military and political leader who overthrew the English monarchy and temporarily turned England into a republican Commonwealth, became Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and…

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On This Date In 1779 The Battle of Great Bridge was fought in the area of Chesapeake, Virginia, during the American Revolutionary War. The victory by the Continental Army was responsible for removing Lord Dunmore and any other vestige of British Government for the Colony of Virginia during the early days of…

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