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Sinclair Dates: June 18.
In 1815: B. Waterloo ends,
Napoleon defeated Defeated at Waterloo in 1815 in, as the 1st Duke
of Wellington (The Irish born Arthur Wellesley) described Waterloo as
"a close run thing". After the battle he wrote
"Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle
won". -Wellington Despatch, 1815.
Through his reign, Napoleon I remained a military genius.
"It is very true that I have said that I considered Napoleon's
presence in the field equal to forty thousand men in the balance."
-Mem. by the 1st Duke of Wellington, 1 Sept. 18, 1836.
In 1812: War of 1812, The first skirmish of the War of 1812.
In 1636: John Sinclair of Longformacus,
Created Baronet of Nova Scotia.
Tomorrow: June 19.
In 1812: War of 1812 [begin], The United States declares war on Great
Britain. Source: ToW
In 1566: James VI b., future King of Scots born, Edinburgh Castle,
In 1306: Battle of Methven, .
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