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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2019

1385―Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence

1457―Oldest known exactly dated printed book (three years after Gutenberg)

1765―Mass colonists challenge British rule by an Elm (Liberty Tree)

1813―British warship Pelican attacks, captures U.S. war brigantine Argus

1842―Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma

1893―France issues 1st driving licenses, included required test

1900―International forces including U.S. Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners

1912―2,500 U.S. Marines invade Nicaragua; U.S. remains until 1925

1917―China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I

1936―First Olympic basketball game (Berlin)

1947―India granted independence within British Commonwealth



1385―Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence

1457―Oldest known exactly dated printed book (three years after Gutenberg)

1765―Mass colonists challenge British rule by an Elm (Liberty Tree)

1813―British warship Pelican attacks, captures U.S. war brigantine Argus

1842―Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma

1893―France issues 1st driving licenses, included required test

1900―International forces including U.S. Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners

1912―2,500 U.S. Marines invade Nicaragua; U.S. remains until 1925

1917―China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I

1936―First Olympic basketball game (Berlin)

1947―India granted independence within British Commonwealth





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