On This Day🌄 Jul 18

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1389 – France and England agreed to the Truce of Leulinghem, establishing a 13-year peace during the Hundred Years' War.

1841 – Pedro II, the last Emperor of Brazil, having reigned in minority since 1831, was acclaimed, crowned and consecrated.

1863 – American Civil War: Led by Union Army Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the first formal African American military unit, spearheaded an assault on Fort Wagner, South Carolina.

1976 – At the Olympic Games in Montreal, Nadia Comăneci (pictured) became the first person to score a perfect 10 in a modern Olympics gymnastics event.

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