June 18. Day in History
June 18, 1429 took place Battle of Patay between French and British troops. It was a turning point in the Hundred Years War.
A. Kotzebue. “The Battle of Trebia”
June 18, 1799, the Russian army of Alexander Suvorov, made an unexpected crossing of the Alps, defeated the French army on the river Trebbia (in northern Italy). The battle lasted from 17 to 19 June.
June 18, 1807 there was a battle between the army Arpachay Turkish Vizier Yusuf Pasha and Russian imperial army. Military forces were as follows: 6000 from the Russian Empire against 20,000 from Turkey. The victory of the detachment of General Gudovich over the army Erzurum seraskir Yusuf Pasha had a double importance, as a consequence it was the fact that the Persian troops stationed about 35 kilometers from the battlefield, immediately retreated to their limits, and an Islamic invasion of Georgia was averted. Shortly thereafter, the Turks had a truce, but it was only a brief respite in a long line of Russian-Turkish wars.
The battle of Queenston Heights
June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Great Britain. It was an armed conflict between the United States and Britain during the Napoleonic wars. Got the Americans called the “second war of independence” because the United States confirmed its status as a sovereign state. In the conflict on the side of Britain were involved as many Indian tribes.
William Sadler. “Battle of Waterloo”
June 18, 1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte’s army was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo. This battle yavlalas last major battle of the French Emperor Napoleon I. The battle was the result of Napoleon’s attempt to regain power in France, lost the war against the coalition of the major European countries and the restoration of the Bourbon dynasty in the country (“Hundred Days”). As an opponent of Napoleon acted Seventh coalition of European monarchs.
June 18, 1881 renewed “Union of the Three Emperors.” Emperors of Germany, Austria and Russia signed a secret agreement under which members of the Union have pledged not to support any state in its attack on one member of the union.