#OTD in Irish History – 26 October:

1601 – A Spanish army under Don Juan del Aguila, which had landed at Kinsale on 21 September, is besieged by Lord Mountjoy on this date. 1771 – Birth of Brigadier Juan Mackenna, in Clogher, Co Tyrone. He was a Chilean military officer and hero of the Chilean War of Independence. He is considered to […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 26 October:

1601 – A Spanish army under Don Juan del Aguila, which had landed at Kinsale on 21 September, is besieged by Lord Mountjoy on this date. 1771 – Birth of Brigadier Juan Mackenna, in Clogher, Co Tyrone. He was a Chilean military officer and hero of the Chilean War of Independence. He is considered to […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 26 October:

1601 – A Spanish army under Don Juan del Aguila, which had landed at Kinsale on 21 September, is besieged by Lord Mountjoy on this date. 1771 – Birth of Brigadier Juan Mackenna, in Clogher, Co Tyrone. He was a Chilean military officer and hero of the Chilean War of Independence. He is considered to […]

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Today in Irish History – 26 October:

1601 – A Spanish army under Don Juan del Aguila, which had landed at Kinsale on 21 September, is besieged by Lord Mountjoy on this date. 1771 – Brigadier Juan Mackenna was a Chilean military officer and hero of the Chilean War of Independence. He is considered to have been the creator of the Corps […]

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Today in Irish History – 26 October:

1601 – A Spanish army under Don Juan del Aguila, which had landed at Kinsale on 21 September, is besieged by Lord Mountjoy on this date. 1771 – Brigadier Juan Mackenna was a Chilean military officer and hero of the Chilean War of Independence. He is considered to have been the creator of the Corps […]

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