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First mentioned in 1136
1259 - destroyed by Tatars
1408 - city rights bestowed by King Władysław Jagiełło (Ladislaus II Jagiellonian)
1582 - Stefan Batory (Stephen Báthory) visited on his way to Warsaw for the coronation
1655 - destroyed by Swedes ("The Deluge")
1795 - included in Austrian zone of partitions
1863 - (February 24) - big battle of the January Uprising
1869 - the Russians, in revenge, take away the city rights
1914/15 - on the frontline - almost completely destroyed by artillery fire.
1915 - occupied by German and Austro-Hungarian troops
1942 - (August 28) Nazis removed all Jewish residents to Treblinka
1945 - (January) liberated by Soviet and Polish troops
1996 - recovered the city rights
Arms and flag adopted on June 22, 2006; (resolution # 28/243/06).
"Arms: golden Jagiellonian double cross on the red shield.
Flag: tautological rendition of the Arms. Ratio 5:8."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 10 Nov 2008