On this day: July 15

Published On: Jul 10 2013 03:20:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders, the Rosetta Stone is uncovered, Napoleon surrenders, the Nintendo Entertainment System debuts in Japan, and Psy unleashes "Gangnam Style" on the Internet, all on this day.

OTD July 15 - Napoleon
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1815: Defeated at Waterloo and finding escape to America barred by the blockading HMS Bellerophon, Napoleon Bonaparte boarded the British ship to surrender and seek political asylum. He would eventually be exiled to the island of Saint Helena in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa.

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