What do Joan of Arc and San Francisco have in common? Both share an anniversary on April 18th.
1025 – Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland. He was the firstborn son of Mieszko I by his Czech first wife, Dobrawa, daughter of Boleslav I the Cruel, Duke of Bohemia.
1775 – The British advancement by sea begins in the American Revolution. This is immortalized in the poem “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.” Revere and other riders warned colonists throughout the countryside that “The British are coming” by sea.
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