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Events (1150 years ago today): 864 - The Edict of Pistres of Charles the Bald orders defensive measures against the Viking.

Events (200 years ago today): 1814 - War of 1812: Battle of Lundy's Lane - reinforcements arrive near Niagara Falls for General Riall's British and Canadian forces and a bloody, all-night battle with Jacob Brown's Americans commences at 18.00; the Americans retreat to Fort Erie.

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - Woody Strode, American football player and actor (d. 1994)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Anne Applebaum, American journalist and author

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