Category: This Day In History July 18

Categories: This Day In History July


Historic Events:

1863: Second Battle of Fort Wagner on Morris Island in South Carolina (United States Civil War) as depicted in the 1989 movie Glory. Major turning point in the public acceptance of troops of color in the United States.

Famous Birthdays:

1937: Hunter S. Thompson American writer and journalist

Famous Deaths:

1792: Captain John Paul Jones, first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolution
1868: Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze German-born American artist, painter

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