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On this day - December 2

1547 - Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes dies, and thanks to firearms unknown to the natives, between 1519 and 1521, with only 700 troops, he conquers most of present-day Mexico, destroying the Aztec Empire. In 1522 he became governor of New Spain. 1804 - Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of France Napoleon I by Pope…

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