This Day In History

1900 2nd Boer War. Two companies of 1st South Lancashires part of the force which attacks and takes a defended South African hilltop, the Afrikaans name of which was about to enter the English language - Spion Kop
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Mons Rose 2004

The Friends at the canal railway bridge near Mons, Belgium, where British and German soldiers first exchanged fire in August 1914.