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Subject: Today In History Aug 5
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 09:05:01 EDT


Aug 5, 1100 Henry l crowned King of England
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Aug 5, 1583 Sir Humphrey Gilbert establishes the first English colony in
North America at what is now St John's, Newfoundland
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Aug 5, 1689 1,500 Iroquois attack Lachine, Quebec
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Aug 5, 1763 Battle of Bushy Run-Pontiac's War
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Aug 5, 1812 Brownstone/Brownstown Creek, Michigan attacked by Tecumseh
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Aug 5, 882 King Louis lll of France dies
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Aug 5, 1837 The first ascent of Mount Marcy, Adirondack Mountains, N.Y.
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Aug 5, 1844 Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty
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Aug 5, 1850 Happy Birthday Guy de Maupassant-Novelist
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Aug 5, 1604 Happy Birthday John Eliot -Missionary-Apostle to the Indians
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Aug 5, 1305 Sir William Wallace is captured by the English



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