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1885 – Battle of Cut Knife

2 May

Cree and Assiniboine warriors win the Battle of Cut Knife, their largest victory over Canadian forces during the North-West Rebellion.

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1940/41 – Franco-Thai War

17 January

The Franco-Thai War (October, 1940– 9 May, 1941) was fought between Thailand (Siam) and France over certain areas of French Indochina. Continue reading “1940/41 – Franco-Thai War”

1697 – The Treaty of Ryswick is signed

20 September – On this day

The Treaty of Ryswick was signed on this day in 1697 and named after Ryswick (now known as Rijswijk) in the Dutch Republic. The treaty settled the War of the League of Augsburg (Nine Years’ War), which pitted France against the Grand Alliance of England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the United Provinces. Continue reading “1697 – The Treaty of Ryswick is signed”

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