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January 11, 1879 in History

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Events in History


Declaration of WarAnglo-Zulu War

Anglo-Zulu War begins as British Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand in South Africa

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Napoleon, Prince Imperial, head of the House of Bonaparte, is killed during the Anglo-Zulu War
Napoleon, Prince Imperial, head of the House of Bonaparte, is killed during the Anglo-Zulu War
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Birthdays in History

  • Antonio Beltramelli, writer