About This day in military history.. Page 186
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637 Battle of Moira
972 Battle of Cedynia
1128 Battle of Sao Mamede
1314 Battle of Bannockburn ends
1340 naval Battle of Sluys
1622 Battle of Macau ends
1812 Napoleon invades Russia
1813 Battle of Beaver Dams, Canada
1821 Battle of Carabobo
1859 Battle of Solferino
1862 1st Siege of Vicksburg begins
1864 USS Queen City captured & burned by CS Army @ Clarendon, Ar.
1866 Battle of Custoza
1940 Italian sub Galvani rammed/sunk by HMS Falmouth in Gulf of Oman.
1941 Sloop HMS Auckland sunk by Ju-87s n.e. of Tobruk. Soviet subs M-71, M-80, S-1, Ronis & Spidola scuttled @ Liepaja, Minesweeper T-208 sunk @ Glutova Bank.
1943 U-119 sunk by R.N. ships
1944 Soviet motorboat DB-26 shelled/sunk by U-20 in the Black Sea. IJN sub I-52 sunk by aircraft from USS Bogue in the Atlantic.
1948 Berlin Blockade begins
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524 Battle of Vezeronce
841 Battle of Fontenoy
1862 The Seven Days Battles begins with the Battle of Seven Pines/Fair Oak
1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn: Custer's Last Stand
1917 American Expeditionary Force arrives in France
1940 Destroyer HMCS Fraser is accidently rammed/sunk by HMS Calcutta in the Geronde estuary. French Patrol Boat Saint Marguerite scuttled @ Le Verdon-sur-Mer. KM Flackship V1107 sunk by HMS Snapper in the Norwegian Sea south of Stavanger.
1941 German weather ship Lauenberg captured by HMS Tartar off Jan Mayen & scuttled. Vichy French sub Souffleur sunk by HMS Parthian off Beirut
1942 Destroyer Yamakaze sunk by USS Nautilus off Yokosuka
1948 Berlin Airlift begins
1950 Korean Conflict begins with N. Korea invading S. Korea
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1723 Russians capture Baku
1862 Seven Days Battles: Battle of Mechanicsburg. Farragut's Squadron bombards Vicksburg
1918 Battle of Belleau Wood ends
1936 1st flight of FW 61 1st practical helicopter
1941 Soviets bomb Hungary. Soviet sub M-83 scuttled @ Liepaja & M-101 sunk in the Baltic Sea. Destroyer Moskva sunk by mine off Constanta. R.N. Trawler HMS Tranio bombed/sunk off Happisburgh
1942 1st flight F6F Hellcat. US Army frieghter Matagalpa burns @ Sydney, not repaired & scuttled after the War.
1944 Battle of Osuchy ends
1945 US Minesweepers YMS 39 & 365 sunk by mines off Balikipapan
1991 10 Day War begins
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1709 Battle of Poltava
1743 Battle of Dettingen: Last battle where English troops were led in battle by reining Monarch
1759 Siege of Quebec begins
1806 British capture Buenos Aires
1862 Seven Days Battles: Battle of Gaine's Mills. Farragut's Squadron run the batteries & pass Vicksburg
1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
1865 CSS Shenandoah captures 11 US Whalers
1905 Potemkin Mutiny begins
1923 US Army DH-4 aircraft perform 1st aireal refueling
1940 Italian sub Console Generale Luizzi damaged by R.N. ships & then scuttled south of Crete. Sub HMS Orpheus sunk by Italian Destroyer Turbine in the Med.
1941 R.N. Trawler HMS Force bombed/sunk off Great Yarmouth. Italian sub Glauco sunk by HMS Wishart west of Gibraltar, & Scalpa sunk by HMS Triumph off Mersa Matra. Soviet sub M-99 sunk by U-149 in the Baltic, Sub S-10 sunk by E Boats S-59 & S-60 in the Irben Strait. E Boats S-43 & S-106 sunk by mines north of Hiivmaa, Finland. U-556 sunk by HMS Gladioulus off Iceland
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1651 Battle of Berestechko begins
1776 Battle of Ft. Sullivan
1778 Battle of Monmouth
1940 Italian sub Argonauta sunk by R.N. ships off Cape el Hilal, Libya. Troopship Paganini sinks from an explosion during an engine room fire in the Adriatic. Destroyer Espero sunk by R.N. Cruisers sw of Crete
1941 Soviet Destroyer Lenin scuttled @ Leipaja
1942 German offensive Case Blue begins
1950 N. Korea captures Seoul
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1149 Battle of Inab
1444 Battle of Torvioll
1644 Battle of Cropredy Bridge
1659 Battle of Konotop
1862 Seven Days Battles: Battle of Savage's Station
1940 Q ship HMS Edgehill sunk by U-51 s.w. of Ireland. Italian sub Rubino sunk by RAF Sunderland in the Ionian Sea, & sub Uebi Scebeli sunk by HMS Dainty & Iley west of Crete
1941 U-651 sunk by R.N. ships in the Atlantic. Destroyer HMAS Waterhen sunk by Ju-87s in the Med, 1st R.A.N. ship lost to enemy action in WWII
1943 Minesweeper USS Redwing sunk by mine off Bizerte, Algeria
1944 Minelayer Tsugaru sunk by USS Darter off Biak, N.E.I. Minesweeper USS Valor sunk in collision with Destroyer Escort USS Richard W Suesens @ the entrance to Buzzards Bay, R.I.
2002 S. Korean Patrol Boat sinks N. Korean Patrol Boat
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1422 Battle of Arbedo
1521 Battle of Noain
1651 Battle of Berestechko
1758 Battle of Domstadtl
1794 Battle of Ft. Recovery begins
1815 USS Peacock captures HMS Nautilus, last action of the War of 1812
1862 Seven Days Battles: Battle of Frazier's Farm
1941 Gunboat HMS Cricket bombed/damaged beyond repair off Egypt. Soviet Patrol Boat MO-4 sunk by mine off Mhni
1942 Sub Tender HMS Medway sunk by U-372 in the Med
1943 US Marines invade Rendova. US Navy Transport USS McCawley torpedoed by Japanese aircraft, scuttled by PT Boats off Rendova. Destroyer USS Hulbert driven ashore on Attu by a storm, refloated, repaired, & put back into service
1944 Battle of Cherbourg ends. USCG vessel CG 83421 sunk in a collision off Fla.
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1097 Battle of Dorylaeum
1431 Battle of Higheruela
1690 Battle of the Boyne
1782 Lunenburg, N.S. Raid
1862 Seven Days Battles ends with the Battle of Malvern Hill
1863 Battle of Gettysburg begins
1898 Battle of San Juan Hill
1916 Battle of the Somme begins
1918 Transport USS Covington sunk by U-86
1940 U-26 damaged by HMS Gladiolus & an RAAF Sunderland, sinks from damage July 2nd. U-102 sunk by HMS Van Sittart west of Ireland
1941 KM minelayer Adjutant breaks down off Kent, scuttled. Soviet Destroyer Bystryi damaged by mine @ Sevastopol & beached. Sub M-81 sunk by mine in the Laine Bank, Baltic Sea. Minesweeper Imanta sunk off Saaremaa, Estonia. R.N. Trawler HMS Devon County sunk by mine in Thames Estuary. Armed Boarding Vessel HMS Malverian bombed/damaged in the Atlantic, scuttled July 19.
1942 1st Battle of El Alamein
1947 Philippine Air Force est.
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1291 Battle of Gollheim
1582 Battle of Yamazaki
1644 Battle of Marston Moor
1853 Russia invades Moldova & Wallachia
1900 1st flight of a Zepplin
1940 E Boat S-23 sunk by mine off Kent
1941 Soviet Destroyer Tashkent sunk off Novorossiysk
1944 U-543 sunk by Avengers from USS Wake Island. Troopship Empire Broadsword sunk by Mine off Normandy. US Minesweeper YMS-350 sunk by mine off Normandy
1945 sub USS Barb bombards Kaihyo, Japan with rockets
1950 USS Juneau & 2 R.N. ships sink 5 of 6 attacking N. Korean torpedo & gunboats.
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324 Battle of Adrianople
1754 Battle of Ft. Necessity, Pa.
1863 Battle of Gettysburg ends
1866 Battle of Koniggratz
1898 naval Battle of Santiago de Cuba
1940 British bombard French fleet @ Mers el Kebir, destroying Battleship Bretagne & damaging Battleships Dunkerque & Province & Destroyer Mogador. French Destroyer Mistral ineffectivly scuttled @ Plymouth, repaired & put into service as HMS Mistral
1941 R.N. Trawlers HMS Receptive & Rosme sunk by mines in the North Sea
1942 U-153 sunk by USS Lansdowne off Cristobal, Panama
1944 U-154 sunk by Destroyer Escorts USS Frost & Inch and aircraft from USS Croatan.
1950 1st carrier air combat of the Conflict & combat debut of A-1 & F9F, 2 N. Korean aircraft shot down.