Juan Ponce de Leon, landed on a beach on the coast of a land he named La Florida claiming it for the glory of God and in the name of Spain. The landing spot later named St. Augustine, became the oldest continually occupied settlement in America.
In one of the greatest underestimation in recent history, The Argentinian military, in a effort to take the Argentine people's mind off their economic troubles, invaded the British occupied Falkland Islands. The thinking was that the British would not fight to get the islands back. They were wrong. The British Prime Minister at the time was Margaret Thatcher. Mrs. Thatcher sent the Royal Navy, The Royal Air Force and the British Army down south with orders to take the islands back, no mater what the cost.
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