On August 1, 1798, Horatio Nelson fought the Battle of the Nile, often referred to as the "Battle of Aboukir Bay". (The latter title is applied more properly to an engagement between the French expeditionary army and the Ottomans fought on July 25, 1799.)
ARCHAEOLOGISTS SALVAGE NAPOLEON'S FLEET TWO CENTURIES AFTER HISTORIC BATTLE, FRENCH EMPEROR'S FLEET FOUND IN EGYPT'S ABU QIR BAY.(News/ National/ International)
Aug 03, 1998; Byline: Tarek El-Tablawy Associated Press CAIRO, Egypt -- Two centuries after a historic battle destroyed Napoleon's hopes of...