Sunday, July 27, 2014

Today in military history: July 27, 2014

1192 – Battles at Jaffa begin (Third Crusade) 
1214 – Battle of Bouvines (Angevin-Flanders War/Anglo-French War of 1202-1214)
Hugh de Boves and the Battle of Bouvines 1214. 
(Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 16 fol. 37) - 13th century 

 The Battle of Bouvines in 1214 - Guillaume Fillastre, La Toison d'or, 15-16th centuries

1885 drawing - Ferdinand, Count of Flanders, captive after the Battle of Bouvines (1214)
1302 – Battle of Bapheus (Byzantine-Ottoman Wars) 
1361 - Battle of Visby (Sweden) 
1686 - Battle of Buda (Great Turkish War)     
1689 - Battle of Killiecrankie (Jacobite Rising) 
1710 – Battle of Almenar (War of the Spanish Succession) 
1778 – Battle of Ushant (American Revolutionary War) (Naval) 
1809 – Battle of Talavera de la Reina begins (Peninsular War) 
1813 – Second Siege of Fort Meigs ends; Battle of Burnt Corn (War of 1812) 
1816 – Battle of Fort Blount (Florida) 
1848 – Battle of Custoza ends (Italian Wars of Independence) 
1864 – Battle of Deep Bottom (also Darbytown, Strawberry Plains or New Market Road) begins (US Civil War) 
1880 – Battle of Maiwand (Second Anglo-Afghan War) 
1942 – First Battle of El Alamein ends (WWII) 
1944 – Soviets take Lvov, Stanislav, Bialystok, Siauliai, Daugavpils and Rezekne (WWII)  
1953 – Siege of Wonsan ends; Battle of Kumsong River Salient ends; Armistice signed (Korean War)
 General Mark W. Clark, Far East commander, signs the Korean armistice agreement on July 27, 1953, after two years of negotiation.

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