Today in History - July 6

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Wednesday, Jul 6 2011 by

1777 – American Revolutionary War: Siege of Fort Ticonderoga – After a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga, New York.

Fort Ticonderoga (Birds Eye)
Fort Ticonderoga

1942 – Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the “Secret Annexe” above her father’s office in an Amsterdam warehouse.

Anne Frank Portrait (Google Maps)
Anne Frank Portrait