On this date…

On this date in 1863 General R. E. Lee loses his “right arm” when Stonewall Jackson dies from his wounds.

In 1940 Winston Churchill becomes the new Prime Minister of Britain, replacing Chamberlain. Germany invades the Netherlands; it surrenders four days later. Germany invades Belguim.

In 1973 due to continued bombing of Laos and Cambodia, the House voted (219-188) for the first time to cut-off Indochina funds

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