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This Day in History
1861: The new Confederate States of America and the Creek Indians conclude a treaty, one of several such alliances made during the war.

1863: Union troops land on Morris Island near Charleston, South Carolina, and prepare for a siege on Battery Wagner.

1940: The Germans begin the first in a long series of bombing raids against Great Britain, as the Battle of Britain, which will last three and a half months, begins.

1943: The Allies begin their invasion of Axis-controlled Europe with landings on the island of Sicily, off mainland Italy.

1950: The first engagement between U.S. and North Korean tanks occurred near Chonui. One enemy T-34 was destroyed while two outclassed U.S. M-24 Chafee light tanks were lost.

1950: At Taejon, Lieutenant Harold E. Morris demonstrated a T-6 trainer aircraft to be better suited for the airborne controller mission than liaison aircraft.

1951: Armistice negotiations began at Kaesong.

1956: U.S. planes continue heavy raids in South Vietnam and claim to have killed 580 guerrillas.

1967: Outnumbered South Vietnamese troops repel an attack by two battalions of the 141st North Vietnamese Regiment on a military camp five miles east of An Loc, 60 miles north of Saigon.