1356 – The Battle of Poitiers was fought between England and France. Edward “the Black Prince” captured France’s King John.
1777 – The Battle of Saratoga was won by American soldiers during the Revolutionary War. 382 more words
Today is Friday, September 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.
On September 19, 1777, the first Battle of Saratoga was fought during the Revolutionary War; although British forces succeeded in driving out the American troops, the Americans prevailed in a second battle the following month. 804 more words
The above photo was taken 37 years ago today, on September 18, 1977, from the space probe Voyager 1. It is the first photo ever taken of the Earth and Moon together in the same frame (without photographic manipulation, and excepting photos of one taken 291 more words