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Subject: Today In History June 17
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 08:26:01 EDT


June 17, 1579 Sir Francis Drake claims California for England
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June 17, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill, actually Breeds Hill
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June 17, 1239 Happy Birthday King Edward l of England
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June 17, 1682 Happy Birthday King Charles Xll of Sweden
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June 17, 1703 Happy Birthday John Wesley-founder of the Methodists
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June 17, 1654 Chief Naaman praises Swedes for their righteous treatment of
native inhabitants at New Sweden, Pennsylvania
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June 17, 1779 Francis McLean and 650 men build Fort Castine in Maine to serve
as a Halifax outpost and refuge for Loyalists
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June 17, 1753 Lunenburg, Nova Scotia settled by Germans from Halifax
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June 17, 1745 William Pepperell and Commodore Peter Warren and 4,000 Colonial
troops capture Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
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June 17 Bunker Hill Day in Massachusetts


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