There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years.
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The last time a British monarch vetoes legislation takes place as Royal Assent is withheld from the Scottish Militia Bill by Queen Anne.
Emperor of Ethiopia is announced as Tewoflos. Read More
The French are defeated by John Churchill and his allies in the Battle of Oudenarde during the War of the Spanish Succession.
British forces capture Minorca in the War of the Spanish Succession. Read More
Sixteen settlers are killed in a Native American attack in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Read More
The forces of the Swedish Empire are defeated by Peter the Great of Russia in the Battle of Lesnaya during the Great Northern War.
Lille is captured by British forces after a two-month siege during the War of the Spanish Succession.
Construction of St. Paul's Cathedral is completed in London. Read More
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