John’s Believe It Or Not… July 5th

* 1814 – British Retreat at Battle of Chippawa After Defeat by US Regulars * 1946 Bikini introduced * 1970 Pilot error causes crash in Toronto * 1996 First successful cloning of a mammal * 1954 Elvis Presley records “That’s All Right (Mama)”

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* 1814 – British Retreat at Battle of Chippawa After Defeat by US Regulars

The Battle of Chippawa (sometimes incorrectly spelled Chippewa) was a victory for the United States Army in the War of 1812, during an invasion of the British Empire’s colony of Upper Canada along the Niagara River on July 5, 1814. This battle and the subsequent Battle of Lundy’s Lane demonstrated that trained American troops could hold their own against British regulars. The battlefield is a National Historic Site. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… July 5th”

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