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    On this day — February 22, 1797
    ‘Last invasion of Britain’ begins
    Revolutionary French forces land at Carregwastad Head, near Fishguard, on the Welsh coast. This failed two-day campaign will be the last time to date that a foreign military force has set foot on British soil.