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4th August 1914 - Germany declared war on Belgium1914 - Britain declared war on Germany.1914 - The US declared neutrality.A woman gives flowers to a German soldier leaving for the front,…

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20th June451 – Flavius Aetius' defeated Attila the Hun.1214 – The University of Oxford received its charter.1631 – The Irish village of Baltimore was attacked by Algerian pirates.1685 – James…

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10th June1184 BC – The city of Troy was sacked and burned.1509 – Henry VIII of England married Catherine of Aragon.1692 - Salem Village. Bridget Bishop, the first colonist tried…

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6th June1944 - The Battle of Normandy began as thousands of Allied troops started landing on the beaches of Normandy in northern Franc: the beginning of D-Day, which was code…

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