#TodayInHistory – September 30

September 30 – Some important events on this day. 1520 👉🏼 Suleiman the Magnificent succeeds his father Selam I as Ottoman Sultan (rules till 1566) 1659 👉🏼 Peter Stuyvesant of […]

#TodayInHistory – September 29

September 29 – Some important events on this day. 522 BC 👉🏼 Darius I of Persia kills Magian usurper Gaumâta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire 480 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 28

September 28 – Some important events on this day. 48 BC 👉🏼 Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt. 935 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 27

September 27 – Some important events on this day. 1066 👉🏼 William the Conqueror’s troops set sail for England. In 1066 the course of British history changed forever when William, […]

#TodayInHistory – September 26

September 26 – Some important events on this day. 46 BC 👉🏼 Julius Caesar dedicates a temple to his mythical ancestor Venus Genetrix in accordance with a vow he made […]

#TodayInHistory – September 25

September 25 – Some important events on this day. 303 👉🏼 On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France. 1066 👉🏼 Battle of […]

#TodayInHistory – September 24

September 24 – Some important events on this day. 1180 👉🏼 Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline. 1493 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 23

September 23 – Some importants events on this day 1122 👉🏼 Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V 1408 👉🏼 Battle of Othée: […]

#TodayInHistory – September 22

September 22 – Some important events on this day. 1236 👉🏼 The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Šiauliai. 1499 👉🏼 Switzerland becomes […]

#TodayInHistory – September 21

September 21 – Some important events on this day. 1192 👉🏼 English King Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria 1217 👉🏼 The Estonian tribal […]

#TodayInHistory – September 20

September 20 – Some important events on this day. 451 👉🏼 Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun at The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (Chalons-sur-Marne), halting Hun invasion […]

#TodayInHistory – September 19

September 19 – Some important events on this day. 1356 👉🏼 English forces under Edward the Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during […]

#TodayInHistory – September 18

September 18 – Some important events on this day. 96 👉🏼 Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated 1454 👉🏼 In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army […]

#TodayInHistory – September 17

September 17 – Some important events on this day. 642 👉🏼 Arab forces under Amr ibn al-‘As conquer Alexandria 1156 👉🏼 Emperor Frederick Barbarossa issues the ‘Privilegium Minus’ decree, which […]

#TodayInHistory – September 16

September 16 – Some important events on this day. 1498 👉🏼 A frail, 78-year-old Dominican monk, Tomás de Torquemada, offered his final prayers to God on this day, turned his […]

#TodayInHistory – September 15

September 15 – Some important events on this day. 608 👉🏼 St Boniface IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope 1616 👉🏼 First non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is […]

#TodayInHistory – September 14

September 14 – Some important events on this day. 81 👉🏼 Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus 1629 👉🏼 Siege of ‘s-Hertogenbosch: […]

#TodayInHistory – September 13

September 13 – Some important events on this day. 509 BC 👉🏼 The temple of Jupiter on Rome’s Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September 122 👉🏼 Building […]

#TodayInHistory – September 12

September 12 – Some important events on this day. 490 BC 👉🏼 Traditional date of the Battle of Marathon, where a small Athenian force defeats the Persian Empire 1624 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 11

September 11 – Some important events on this day. 1185 👉🏼 Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronicus […]

#TodayInHistory – September 10

September 10 – Some important events on this day. 506 👉🏼 35 bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde, shedding light on the moral conditions of the […]

#TodayInHistory – September 9

September 9 – Some important events on this day. 1000 👉🏼 Battle of Svolder, Baltic Sea: King Olaf on board the Long Serpent defeated in one of the greatest naval […]

#TodayInHistory – September 8

September 8 – Some important events on this day. 1024 👉🏼 Duke Conrad II chosen as German king and crowned at Mainz Cathedral 1264 👉🏼 The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing […]

#TodayInHistory – September 7

September 7 – Some important events on this day. 1251 BC 👉🏼 A solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes, Greece. 70 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – Semptember 6

September 6 – Some important events on this day. 3114 BC 👉🏼 Date Maya/Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar starts dating from (as corresponds to the Julian Calendar). 394 👉🏼 Battle of […]

#TodayInHistory – September 5

September 5 – Some important events on this day. 1519 👉🏼 Second Battle of Tehuacingo, Mexico: Hernán Cortés vs Tlascala Aztecs 1666 👉🏼 Great Fire of London ends, leaving 13,200 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 4

September 4 – Some important events on this day. 476 👉🏼 Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, abdicates after forces led by Odoacer invade Rome. Traditional End of the Western […]

#TodayInHistory – September 3

September 3 – Some important events on this day. 36 BC 👉🏼In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending […]

#TodayInHistory – September 2

September 2 – Some important events on this day. 31 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Actium: decisive naval battle that effectively ends the Roman Republic. Octavian’s forces defeat those under Mark […]

#TodayInHistory – September 1

September 1 – Some important events on this day. 1255 👉🏼 Königsberg (modern day Kaliningrad) founded by Teutonic Knights and named in honor of the Bohemian King Ottokar II 1267 […]