Trafalgar Day! England expects and all that.

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Horatio Nelson, admiral, hero, genius, dedicated killer of Britain’s enemies and sinker of their ships.

October 21 is Trafalagar Day. During the Napoleonic wars, in 1805, the British fleet under the command of Nelson decisively defeated the combined French and Spanish fleet.

Nelson, of course, was fatally wounded during the battle.

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