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1779: John Adams was named by Congress to negotiate the Revolutionary War's peace terms with Britain.

1777: During the American Revolution, forces under Gen. George Washington were defeated by the British in the Battle of Brandywine.

1894: The Great Hinckley Fire destroyed Hinckley, Minnesota, and five other communities, killing more than 400 people.

1862: The Bureau of Engraving and Printing began operations at the United States Treasury.

1718: Hundreds of French colonists arrived in Louisiana, with some settling in present-day New Orleans.

A.D. 410: Rome was overrun by the Visigoths, a major event in the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

1918: Mississippi became the first state to ratify the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which established Prohibition.

1781: Los Angeles was founded by Spanish settlers under the leadership of Governor Felipe de Neve.

1609:The English ship Sea Venture, commanded by Adm. Sir George Somers, ran ashore on Bermuda, where the passengers and crew founded a colony.

1815:The last major engagement of the War of 1812 came to an end as U.S. forces defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans, not having …

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