On This Day

Historical Events in October 1784

A Salute to the Military Genius, Napoleon BonaparteA Salute to the Military Genius, Napoleon Bonaparte

Oct 30 Napoléon Bonaparte admitted to the elite École Militaire in Paris, the start of his military career

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Death and despair as Napoléon and his Grand Army retreat from Russia. Artist: Adolf Northen
Death and despair as Napoléon and his Grand Army retreat from Russia. Artist: Adolf Northen
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