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#TodayInHistory – June 4

June 4 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 781 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Oldest Chinese recording of a solar eclipse 1070 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France […]

#TodayInHistory – June 3

June 3 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1539 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain. Commissioned by the Spanish crown to conquer Florida, Hernando de Soto and […]

#TodayInHistory – June 2

June 2 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 455 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ King Gaiseric and the Vandals sack Rome – Rome looted for 14 days 1763 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Pontiac’s Rebellion: At what […]

#TodayInHistory – June 1

June 1 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 4000 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Approximate domestication of the horse in the Eurasian steppes near Dereivka, central Ukraine. But this is just a […]

#TodayInHistory – May 31

May 31 – Some important events on this day. 1279 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Ramesses II, also known as Ramesses the Great becomes Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt (19th Dynasty). Did you know? […]

#TodayInHistory – May 30

May 30 – Some important events on this day. 1431 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Hundred Years’ War: 19 year old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal in […]

#TodayInHistory – May 29

May 29 – Some important events on this day. 1176 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle at Legnano: Lombard League beats Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire 1453 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Constantinople, capital of the […]

#TodayInHistory – May 28

May 28 – Some important events on this day. 585 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Solar eclipse, as predicted by Greek philosopher Thales, while Lydians at war with the Medes leads to a […]

#TodayInHistory – May 27

May 27 – Some important events on this day. 1679 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Habeaus Corpus Act (strengthening person’s right to challenge unlawful arrest & imprisonment) passes in England1703 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Saint Petersburg (Leningrad) […]

#TodayInHistory – May 26

May 26 – Some important events on this day. 451 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place. The Armenians are defeated militarily but […]

#TodayInHistory – May 25

May 25 โ€“ Some important events on this day 1720 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The Ship “Le Grand St Antoine” reaches Marseille, bringing Europe’s last major plague outbreak. Kills around 100,000 ๐Ÿšข 1810 […]

#TodayInHistory – May 24

May 24 โ€“ Some important events on this day 1595 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library ๐Ÿ“š 1738 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Co-founder of […]