Wednesday - December 19th
1154 A.D. Henry II crowned king of England.
1562 A.D. Battle of Dreux takes place.
1683 A.D. Philip V is born. He goes on to become the first Bourbon king of Spain after the War of the Spanish Succession.
1793 A.D. French troops recapture Toulon from the British.
1944 A.D. Americans start their retreat during the initial phases of the Battle of the Bulge.
1974 A.D. Rockafeller is sworn in as Vice-President of the United States.
1998 A.D. Bill Clinton is impeached.