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Subject: Today In History Aug 8
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 10:37:18 EDT


Aug 8, 1758 Andrew Rollo captures Prince Edward Island from the French
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Aug 8, 1758 Robert Rogers defeats the French at Fort Anne, Quebec
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Aug 8, 1813 American merchant schooners Hamilton and Scourge sink in a storm
on Lake Ontario near Hamilton, 53 die
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Aug 8, 1844 Brigham Young chosen to head the Mormon Church
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Aug 8, 1471 Thomas Kempis, Dutch mystic dies at age 91
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Aug 8, 1776 John Paul Jones commissioned Capt. of the US Navy


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