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Subject: Today In History Aug 3
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 07:22:27 EDT


Aug 3, 1678 Robert de La Salle builds the first ship in America, the
"Griffon"
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Aug 3, 1770 Happy Birthday Fredrich Wilhelm lll of Prussia
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Aug 3, 1797 Jeffrey Amherst, British military commander dies
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Aug 3, 1847 Montreal Telegraph Company opens a line into Toronto
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Aug 3, 1777 Fort Stanwix at Rome, New York is besieged by Barry St Leger,
the fort is held by Col. Peter Gansevoort
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Aug 3, 1757 Louis Joseph Marquis de Montcalm besieges Fort William Henry on
Lake George, New York, held by British under George Munro
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Aug 3, 1811 Happy Birthday Elisha Graves Otis, inventor-elevator
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Aug 3, Arbour Day in New Zealand
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Aug 3, 1780 West Point, appoints a new commander, Benedict Arnold
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Aug 3, 1804 The US bombards Tripoli
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Aug 3, 1460 King James ll of Scotland is killed by the English
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Aug 3, 1610 Capt. Henry Hudson, discovers Hudson's Bay


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