Tuesday, October 25, 2011

25th of October

It is the 298th day of the year and only 67 days are remaining.

1415 - The army of Henry V of England, defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.

1813 - Canadians and Mohawk Indians defeat the Americans, in the Battle of Chateauguay during the War of 1812.

1944 - Heinrich Himmler orders a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates, a loosely organized youth culture in Nazi Germany, that had assisted army deserters and others to hide from the Third Reich.

1962 - Adlai Stevenson shows photos to the United Nations, proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.

2004 - Cuban President, Fidel Castro, announces that transactions using the American dollar will be banned.

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