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#TodayInHistory – April 7

April 7 – Some importante events on this day 30 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Scholars’ estimate for Jesus’ crucifixion by Roman troops in Jerusalem. 529 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ First draft of Corpus Juris Civilis (fundamental […]

#TodayInHistory – April 6

April 6 – Some importante events on this day 46 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus. […]

#TodayInHistory – April 5

April 5 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1242 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod defeats Teutonic Knights in the Battle of the Ice. He was the Prince of Novgorod, […]

#TodayInHistory – April 4

April 4 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 655 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates ๐Ÿดโ€โ˜ ๏ธ 1460 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ University of Basel in Swizerland forms […]

#TodayInHistory – April 3

April 3 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1367 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Navarrete, La Rioja, Castile: alliance of King Peter of Castile and the English defeats Count Henry of […]

#TodayInHistory – April 2

April 2 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1453 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (the current ฤฐstanbul), which falls on May 29 1513 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Explorer Juan […]

#TodayInHistory – April 1

April 1 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 374 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth โ˜„๏ธ 527 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his […]

#TodayInHistory – March 31

March 31 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1146 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vรฉzelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. […]

#TodayInHistory – March 30

March 30 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 240 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet โ˜„๏ธ 1282 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin […]

#TodayInHistory – March 29

March 29 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1461 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton. Duke Edward of York defeats the Lancastrian army, deposes King Henry VI […]

#TodayInHistory – March 28

March 28 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 37 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 3rd Roman Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, better known as Caligula (which means “little soldier’s boots), accepts the […]

#TodayInHistory – March 27

March 27 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1513 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leรณn and his expedition first sight Florida. The explorer first arrived in the Caribbean with […]

#TodayInHistory – March 26

March 26 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 127 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy begins his observations of the heavens (until 141 AD) โœจ 1027 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Pope John […]

#TodayInHistory – March 25

March 25 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 31 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus ๐Ÿฃ 421 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Friday at 12 PM – city of Venice founded […]

#TodayInHistory – March 24

March 24 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1545 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ German Parliament opens in Worms ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1603 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Scottish King James VI son of Mary Queen of Scots, becomes […]

#TodayInHistory – March 23

March 23 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1490 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1st dated edition of Maimonides “Mishneh Torah”, a code of Jewish religious law is published 1775 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Patrick Henry […]

#TodayInHistory – March 22

March 22 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1622 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ First American Indian (Powhatan) massacre of Europeans in Jamestown Virginia, 347 victims. 1765 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Stamp Act passed – 1st […]

#TodayInHistory – March 21

March 21 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1152 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ In what was the most expensive divorces in history, French King Louis VII is granted an annulment from Eleanor […]

#TodayInHistory – March 20

March 20 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1345 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Saturn, Jupiter and Mars-conjunction: thought “cause of plague epidemic” ๐Ÿช 1616 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London […]

#TodayInHistory – March 19

March 19 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 1279 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ A Mongolian victory at the naval Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China 1452 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Frederick III […]

#TodayInHistory – March 18

March 18 โ€“ Some Important Events on this day 37 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (aka Caligula = Little Boots) emperor 1123 […]