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What Happened on June 27, 1743

Historical Events


Battle of InterestBattle of Dettingen

War of the Austrian Succession: Battle of Dettingen: in Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads troops into battle. The last time a British monarch commanded troops in the field.

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King George II with the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Dettingen
King George II with the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Dettingen
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1743 Highlights

About June 27, 1743

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 277 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer