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 Today in History - 9/19

  • 1356 English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers
  • 1523 Emperor Charles I and England sign anti-French covenant
  • 1559 5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die
  • 1580 Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
  • 1602 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
  • 1642 Perpignan surrenders to French troops
  • 1656 Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg