This battle took place on 9 August, 1588 and ended with the failure of the Spanish Armada invasion attempt
Only 86 Spanish ships survived the battle
This was the second battle named for this small French town at the mouth of the Aa river
12 December, 1889
Death of Robert Browning
Best known as a poet and playwright, Browning (b. 1812) was married to poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.