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What Happened on January 23, 1795

Historical Events


Victory in BattleDutch Fleet Captured

War of the First Coalition: French cavalry captures 14 Dutch ships and 850 guns near the port of Den Helder - rare instance of cavalry capturing a fleet

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Cavalry capturing the Dutch fleet at the battle of Den Helder
Cavalry capturing the Dutch fleet at the battle of Den Helder
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1795 Highlights

About January 23, 1795

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 225 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius