Oct 092013
 

October 1 331 B.C., Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia at the battle of Gaugamela. 1800, Spain ceded the territory of Louisiana to France. 1880, John P. Sousa became leader of the U.S. Marine Corps Band. October 2 1187, Saladin’s siege of Jerusalem ends recapturing the city from Crusaders. October 3 1835, the […]

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