October 11 | Facts

October 11 | Facts

1779 Polish patriot and American Revolutionary War commander Casimir Pulaski was killed in the battle of Savannah. 1899 The Boer War began in South Africa. 1915 English nurse Edith Cavell was executed by the Germans. 1939 A letter from Albert Einstein was delivered to President Franklin D. Roosevelt concerning the possibility of atomic weapons. 1962 The first session of Vatican II was convened by Pope […]

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