On This Day.
Also on this day: Cromwell's Parliamentariansdefeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert, defending King Charles I at the battle of Naseby, Northamptonshire; 1755: Dr Johnson's Dictionary went on sale; 1800: The Battle of Marengo, in North-west Italy, ended with Napoleon and the French army crushing the Austrians during the French Revolutionary Wars; 1917: The first German bombs dropped by planes as opposed to Zeppelins killed over 100 and injured 400 people in London's East End; 1964: Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment.
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|Publication:||The Birmingham Post (England)|
|Date:||Jun 14, 2003|
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