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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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YearEvent
1272Edward I proclaimed King of England
1426Brescia surrenders to the Venetians under Carmagnola
1780Britain declares war on Holland
1829Jews are expelled from Nikolayev & Sevastopol, Russia
1856USN & RN complete reduction of Barrier Forts, Canton (begun Nov 16)
1862Confederate Army of Tennessee formed by Gen Braxton Bragg
1866First national convention of the Grand Army of the Republic
1910Revolution breaks out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero
1917Battle of Cambrai, the first tank battle
1920Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Woodrow Wilson
1942British Eighth Army recaptures Banghazi, Lybia
1943Galvanic: 27th Inf Div lands on Makin
1943Galvanic: 2nd Mar Div lands on Betio, Tarawa
194524 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany
1953Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket breaks Mach 2 (1300 MPH)
1962US lifts blockade of Cuba
1990US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) returns from space
  Today in Military History 

Date
Nov 21, 2017
YearEvent
1521Bicocca: Prospero Colonna's Italo-Spanish army crushes the French
1818Russia's Czar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine
1918Two German ammunition trains explode in Hamont Belgium, 1,750 die
1918The German High Seas Fleet is interned at Scapa Flo, Scotland
1920Mussolini's Blackshirts kill 11 in Bologna
1942ALCAN Highway official opened
1943Operation Glavanic: Marines land on Abemama, 75 mi SE of Tarawa.
1943Operation Galvanic: National Guardsmen advance on Makin
1943Operation Galvanic: Marines in heavy fighting on Tarawa
1981400,000 demonstrate for Peace in Amsterdam
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YearEvent
1221Frederik II Hohenstaufen crowned Holy Roman Emperor
1497Vasco da Gama (28), leaves Lisbon with four ships, bound for India
1798Neapolitan Army invades the French puppet "Roman Republic"
1899Anglo-Boer War: Battle of Willow Grange
1914Ypres burns after German bombardment
1943Operation Galvanic: on Makin, 27th Div advances slowly
1943Operation Galvanic: on Tarawa, Japanese "Banzai" charge after dark
1943FDR, Churchill, & Chang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan
1990George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia