23 June 2005

Today in History - Independence for Scotland and Venezuela

Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 assured Scottish
Independence from the English. Battle won by Robert the Bruce, leading
the blue men.

Battle of Carabobo in 1821 assured Venezuela Independence from the Spanish Royalists. Battle won by Simon Bolivar, leading the Republican army. An awesome website, not in english, has great video of the battle.


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