On This Day🌄 April6

1250 – Seventh Crusade: Egyptian Ayyubids annihilated the crusader army and captured King Louis IX of France as a hostage.

1886 – Vancouver, one of British Columbia's youngest cities, was incorporated.

1909 – American explorer Robert Peary (pictured) allegedly became the first person to reach the North Pole; his claim was accepted for …

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