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On this day: July 15

POSTED: 1:20 PM Jul 10 2013   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Jul 14 2013

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 - Jerusalem
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1099: After a siege lasting more than a month, Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders. After capturing the city, the Crusaders massacred most of Jerusalem's population.

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