This Day In U.S.A. History – July 10

July 10, 1777 – American Revolution – British General Richard Prescott Embarrassingly Captured Second Time By Patriots – Whisked Away In Nightgown In Dead Of Night

British General Richard Prescott captured in Rhode Island — History.com This Day in History

British General Richard Prescott
Privateers and Mariners in the Revolutionary War
Naval operations in the American Revolution
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Continental ship Columbus with captured British brig Lord Lifford, 1776


The Storming of Fort Wagner

Jul 10, 1863 – American Civil War – Siege on Battery Wagner Begins Near Charleston North Carolina
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America’s Civil War: Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry


Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan chat in court during the Scopes Trial.

Jul 10, 1925 – Monkey Trial Begins – Science & Faith
Darwin’s Victorian Era Theory Loses In Court And Supposedly Makes Monkey Of Christian Fundamentalist William Jennings Bryan – Theory Loses Traction As Science Advances Into The Unknown
In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called “Monkey Trial” begins with John Thomas Scopes, a young high school science teacher, accused of teaching evolution in violation of a Tennessee state law.
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German Heinkel He 111 bombers over the English Channel 1940

Jul 10, 1940 – World War II – The Battle of Britain Begins
Not yet the United State’s war for another year and a half, ally Great Britain is attacked by Nazi Germany for three and a half months.
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The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral (undamaged) stands out among the flames and smoke of surrounding buildings during heavy attacks of the German Luftwaffe on December 29, 1940 in London, England. (AP Photo/U.S. Office of War Information)


A people who do not know their history are rudderless in the face of the whims of the “well meaning” and gales of tyrants. What their ancestors gained by struggles and sorrows, and hoped to bequeath to their posterity will count for nothing. All will have to be fought for and learned once again.

Remember your history – it gives backbone to your future.


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