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Subject: Today In History Sept 5
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2004 10:31:56 EDT


Sept 5, 1666 End of the great fire in London, 16 dead, 10,000 buildings
destroyed
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Sept 5, 1836 Sam Houston becomes President of the Republic of Texas
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Sept 5, 1187 Happy Birthday Louis Vlll of France-Coeur de Lion
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Sept 5, 1638 Happy Birthday King Louis XlV of France-The Great-The Sun King
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Sept 5, 1847 Happy Birthday Jesse James-outlaw
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Sept 5, 1814 Battle of Credit Island, near Davenport ,Iowa-War of 1812
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Sept 5, 1755 Acadians being expelled from Nova Scotia, 14,000
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Sept 5, 1835 Fils de la Liberte/Sons of Liberty founded at Montreal
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Sept 5, 1814 American ship Tigress captures British ship Scorpion at
Manitoulin Island, Ontario
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Sept 5, 1606 Samuel de Champlain explores Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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Sept 5, 1774 The First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia
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Sept 5, 1824 Happy Birthday Alexandre Dumas-novelist
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Sept 5, 1752 Happy Birthday Samuel Smith, commanded American forces in
defence of Baltimore from the British-War of 1812
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Sept 5, 1725 French King Louis XV marries Polish Princess Mary Lesczynski


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