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    This Day in History
    1099: Christian Crusaders march around Jerusalem as Muslims watch from within the city.

    1686: The Austrians take Budapest from the Turks and annex Hungary.

    1709: Peter the Great defeats Charles XII at Poltava, in the Ukraine, effectively ending the Swedish empire.

    1758: The British attack on Fort Carillon at Ticonderoga, New York, is foiled by the French.

    1794: French troops capture Brussels, Belgium.

    1863: Port Hudson, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, falls to Nathaniel Banks Union force.

    1864: Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston retreats into Atlanta to prevent being flanked by Union General William T. Sherman.

    1941: 20 B-17s fly in their first mission with the Royal Air Force over Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

    1943: American B-24 bombers strike Japanese-held Wake Island for the first time.

    1959: Maj. Dale R. Ruis and Master Sgt. Chester M. Ovnand become the first Americans killed in the American phase of the Vietnam War when guerrillas strike a Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) compound in Bien Hoa, 20 miles northeast of Saigon.