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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

Today is Friday, October 12, the 285th day of 2018. There are 80 days left in the year.

1492 — Columbus arrives in the Bahamas; the real Columbus Day

1776 —British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx

1823 — Charles Macintosh of Scotland begins selling raincoats (Macs)

1853 — John Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans

1860 — British & French troops capture Peking

1861 — Confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi

1915 — English nurse Edith Cavell executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II)

1915 — Theodore Roosevelt criticizes US citzens with dual nationalities


Today is Friday, October 12, the 285th day of 2018. There are 80 days left in the year.

1492 — Columbus arrives in the Bahamas; the real Columbus Day

1776 —British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx

1823 — Charles Macintosh of Scotland begins selling raincoats (Macs)

1853 — John Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans

1860 — British & French troops capture Peking

1861 — Confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi

1915 — English nurse Edith Cavell executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II)

1915 — Theodore Roosevelt criticizes US citzens with dual nationalities



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