Today in History – June 18

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Today in History – June 18

On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a declaration of war against Great Britain, marking the beginning of the War of 1812. Continue reading.

James Montgomery Flagg, creator of the famous illustration of Uncle Sam during World War I, was born on June 18, 1877, in Pelham Manor, New York. Continue reading.

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