Today in History - Friday, July 31, 2009

Today in History - Friday, July 31, 2009

There are 4 comments on the Red Bluff Daily News story from Aug 1, 2009, titled Today in History - Friday, July 31, 2009. In it, Red Bluff Daily News reports that:

Today's Highlight in History: On July 31, 1777, the Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, was made a major-general in the American Continental Army.

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Sol

Since: Jan 08

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#1 Aug 1, 2009
A noble Frenchman? Yeah, it HADDA be more than 300 years ago.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

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#2 Aug 1, 2009
200. typo.
Mainline Florida

Saint Petersburg, FL

#5 Aug 2, 2009
Sol wrote:
A noble Frenchman? Yeah, it HADDA be more than 300 years ago.
If you were going to make a negative comment, why Lafayette? Why not Laval who was part of the Vichy government? Whom France convicted and executed.

Pierre,yes, I know my opinion is worthless and so am I because I am american.

Pierre France

“Cogito Ergo Sum”

Since: Feb 08

South of France

#6 Aug 3, 2009
Mainline Florida wrote:
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If you were going to make a negative comment, why Lafayette? Why not Laval who was part of the Vichy government? Whom France convicted and executed.
Pierre,yes, I know my opinion is worthless and so am I because I am american.
Au contraire !
I don't denigrate people based on where they come from. I only chastise idiots.
I know plenty of brilliant, witty, excellent Americans who make this ball of mud spinning through Space a better place.
I'm sure you're one of them.

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