Historical happenings

10/17/1815 Napoleon Bonaparte arrives at the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic, where he has been banished by the Allies.

10/17/1877 ~ Brigadier General Alfred Terry meets with Sitting Bull in Canada to discuss the Indians’ return to the United States.

10/17/1972 ~ Peace talks between the Pathet Lao and the Royal Lao government begin in Vietnam.

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