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On 17 May the Duke concentrated his Dutch and English troops at Tongeren, near Maastricht.
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On April 17, 1610, the sturdy little three-masted bark, Discovery, weighed anchor in St. Katherine's Pool, London, and floated down the Thames toward the sea.
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On December 17, however, Bradley observed that the star was moving southwards, a motion further shown by observations on the 20th.
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On September 17, 1923, a major fire swept down the hills toward the University campus and the downtown section.
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On May 6th, Morgan, who had returned, received from Washington orders to `` send out patrols under vigilant officers '' to keep near the enemy.
On May 11,330, A.D.,, its name was changed again, this time to Constantinople after its emperor, Constantine.
On May 19, a deputy sheriff's posse of eight men left Maxwell City and rode thirty-five miles up the Vermejo where they were joined by Juan Jose Martinez.
On May 18, at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Lincoln's friends promised and manipulated and won the nomination on the third ballot, beating candidates such as William H. Seward and Salmon P. Chase.
On April 28 he moved to Los Angeles where he had family and remained there until May when, suspected by local Union authorities, he evaded arrest and joined the Los Angeles Mounted Rifles as a private, leaving Warner's Ranch May 27.
On May 23, 1845, Abby May was granted a sum from her father's estate which was put into a trust fund, granting minor financial security.
On May 25, 1961, twenty days after the first US manned spaceflight Freedom 7, Kennedy proposed the Apollo program to Congress in a special address to a joint session:
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On 14 May 1234, Andrew, who had lost his second wife in the previous year, married Beatrice D ' Este, who was thirty years younger than himself.
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On 5 May 1809, the right of citizenship was granted to Jews, and they were permitted to engage in trade and agriculture.