15th July

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1974 Archbishop Makarios overthrown by coup On Cyprus Archbishop Makarios is overthrown by a coup led by Greek officers in the National Guard.
1953 John Christie is hanged John Christie who was responsible for the deaths of at least six women is hanged in London
1918 World War 1 - Battle of Marne During World War 1 the second Battle of Marne begins near Reims in France.
1913 Hammond Innes is born British novellist Hammond Innes is born.
1815 Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders to the British at Rochefort.
1099 Jerusalem captured Jerusalem is captured by the Crusaders, ending many centuries of Muslim rule.
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On This Day - 15th July