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Today in History: June 13

Slide 1 of 12: Portrait of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), 1792. (Leemage/Corbis/Getty Images)

1777: Marquis de Lafayette arrives in South Carolina

Marquis de Lafayette arrives in the American colonies to help with their rebellion against the British.

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