Thursday, September 26, 2019

On This Day in History

September 26, 2019

Historical Events

1580  Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of the world, sailing into Plymouth aboard the Golden Hind
1687  Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks, damaging the Parthenon
1687  City council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange's invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution
1815  Russia, Prussia and Austria sign the Holy Alliance
1901  Great Britain annexes the Ashanti Kingdom and places it under the governor of the Gold Coast (Ghana)
1918  Beginning of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, more than 1 million American soldiers in the largest and most costly offensive of WWI
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