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This Day in History
1340: The English fleet defeats the French fleet at Sluys, off the Flemish coast.

1675: King Philips War begins.

1812: Napoleon crosses the Nieman River and invades Russia.

1859: At the Battle of Solferino, also known as the Battle of the Three Sovereigns, the French army, led by Napoleon III, defeats the Austrian army under Franz Joseph I.

1861: Federal gunboats attack Confederate batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia.

1862: U.S. intervention saves the British and French at the Dagu forts in China.

1910: The Japanese army invades Korea.

1943: Royal Air Force Bombers hammer Muelheim, Germany, in a drive to cripple the Ruhr industrial base.

1945: Soviet troops parade past Red Square in celebration of their victory over Germany. As drums rolled, 200 soldiers performed a familiar ritual: They threw 200 German military banners at the foot of the Lenin Mausoleum. A little over 130 years earlier, victorious Russian troops threw Napoleons banners at the feet of Czar Alexander I.

1948: The Soviet Union begins the Berlin Blockade, America responds with the Berlin Airlift.