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Subject: [Q-R] Today in History Sept 20
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 10:48:39 EDT


Sept 20, 451 Atilla the Hun invades Gaul
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Sept 20, 1519 Ferdinand Magellan begins his voyage around the world
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Sept 20, 1565 Spaniards capture French Fort Caroline near present day
Jacksonville, Florida and massacre the French
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Sept 20, 1792 Battle of Valmy, France defeats Prussia
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Sept 20, 1797 The "USS Constitution" is launched at Boston
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Sept 20, 1850 Slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia, not
slave ownership
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Sept 20, 356/357BC Happy Birthday Alexander the Great
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Sept 20, 1816 Niagara-on-the-Lake , Ontario, opening of the 1st stagecoach
line from York to Niagara
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Sept 20, 1745 New England forces destroy Three Rivers, P.E.I.

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Sept 20 is Thanksgiving Day in Laos
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There are now 95 days till Christmas......................


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