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Chesapeake - Historical Events
Date Event
1632-06-20

Britain grants 2nd Lord Baltimore rights to Chesapeake Bay area

1781-08-30

French fleet of 24 ships under Comte de Grasse defeat British under Admiral Graves at battle of Chesapeake Capes in American Revolutionary War

1807-06-22

British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812

1829-10-17

Delaware River & Chesapeake Bay Canal formally opens

1964-04-15

Chesapeake Bay Bridge opens (world's longest)

1964-05-21

1st nuclear-powered lighthouse begins operations (Chesapeake Bay)

2016-03-02

Former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon dies in car crash

2016-03-02

Federal grand jury charges Chesapeake ex-CEO McClendon for rigging bids

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Chesapeake - Birthdays
Date Event
1982-01-18

Danny Ledonne, Ecoviews: Three Stories from the Chesapeake Bay


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