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Long before 9/11, there was 1812

...first national tragedy as a result, was the War of 1812.By the beginning of the 19th century, the French under Napoleon Bonaparte were in control of most of Europe excluding Great Britain. The two mighty war machines were in a titanic struggle...

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Neighbors
At Tour, walking wounded win by soldiering on

...from the pack for a while. It was a tactical move that perhaps would have impressed Ajaccio's most famous son, Napoleon Bonaparte, the wily military and political leader of France born there in 1769.Froome said the burst of speed was merely...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-01/tour-walking-wounded-win-soldiering
Sports
This Day in History

...over New York City. In the world In 1770, composer Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. In 1809, Napoleon Bonaparte was divorced from the Empress Josephine by an act of the French Senate. In 1944, the World War II Battle of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121604/sta_20041216012.shtml
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This Day in History

...only to confront a second series of woes created in the aftermath of the enormous outage. In the world In 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica. In 1914, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. In 1944, during World War II...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081504/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...woman in space, as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger. In the world In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte met his Waterloo as British and Prussian troops defeated the French in Belgium. In 1945, William Joyce, known...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061803/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...Luther was banned by the Edict of Worms because of his religious beliefs and writings. In 1805, 200 years ago, Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned King of Italy in Milan. In 1940, the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052605/sta_20050526018.shtml
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This Day in History

...than 130 hostages. (The siege ended two days later.) In the world In 1796, the future emperor of the French, Napoleon Bonaparte, married Josephine de Beauharnais. (The couple divorced in 1809.) In 1932, Eamon de Valera was appointed head...

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This Day in History

...traced to bagged spinach. In the world In 1812, the Russians set fire to Moscow in the face of an invasion by Napoleon Bonaparte's troops. In 1959, the Soviet space probe Luna 2 became the first manmade object to reach the moon as it crashed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091407/sta_20070914009.shtml
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This Day in History

...1521, Martin Luther was banned by the Edict of Worms because of his religious beliefs and writings. In 1805, Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned king of Italy. In 1940, the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during World...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052604/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

...state. In the world In 1653, Oliver Cromwell became lord protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. In 1809, Napoleon Bonaparte was divorced from the Empress Josephine by an act of the French Senate. In 1916, Gregory Rasputin, the monk who...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121605/sta_20051216013.shtml
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