The Flagstaff War: In New Zealand, Chiefs Hone Heke and Kawiti lead 700 Māoris to chop down the British flagpole and drive settlers out of the British colonial settlement of Kororareka because of breaches of the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi.
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Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Pisces