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#TodayInHistory – November 25

November 25 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1034 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Malcolm II, King of Scots (Mรกel Coluim mac Cinรกeda) (b. 980) dies; Donnchad, the son of his second daughter […]

#TodayInHistory – November 24

November 24 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 380 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Theodosius I makes his adventus, or first formal entry, into Constantinople 1434 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ River Thames in London freezes over […]

#TodayInHistory – November 23

November 23 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 800 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Charlemagne arrives in Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III. 1248 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Conquest of Seville by […]

#TodayInHistory – November 22

November 22 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 845 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ First King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats Frankish King Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon, near Redon […]

#TodayInHistory – November 21

November 21 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 164 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ During Maccabbean revolt Judas Maccabaeus recaptures Jersusalem and rededicates the Second Temple, commemorated since as Jewish festival Hanukkah […]

#TodayInHistory – November 20

November 20 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 284 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman soldier Diocletian proclaimed Emperor by the army 762 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Bรถgรผ, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of […]

#TodayInHistory – November 19

November 19 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1274 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Mongol army lands at Hakata Bay in Japan during their first invasion attempt and are defeated; a typhoon destroys […]

#TodayInHistory – November 18

November 18 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 326 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Old St. Peter’s Basilica consecrated in Rome (stood 4th – 16th century), later replaced by current Basilica 1421 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – November 17

November 17 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1278 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins 1558 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Elizabeth I aged 25, ascends the English […]

#TodayInHistory – November 16

November 16 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 13 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ General Tiberius’ (later Emperor) triumphant procession through Rome after siege of Germany 534 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Second and final revision of […]

#TodayInHistory – November 15

November 15 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1315 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Morgarten: Swiss beat duke Leopold I of Austria 1492 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to […]

#TodayInHistory – November 14

November 14 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1524 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Francisco Pizarro begins his 1st great expedition, near Colombia 1666 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Diarist Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion […]

#TodayInHistory – November 13

November 13 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1789 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Benjamin Franklin writes “Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes” 1839 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Last bull run in Britain […]

#TodayInHistory – November 12

November 12 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 764 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Tibetan troops occupy Chang’an for 15 days, capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty 1823 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Great North Holland Canal […]

#TodayInHistory – November 11

November 11 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 308 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Maxentius […]

#TodayInHistory – November 10

November 10 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1444 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle at Varna, Black Sea: Sultan Murad II beats crusaders 1619 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Renรฉ Descartes has the dream that inspires […]

#TodayInHistory – November 9

November 9 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 694 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Muslims/sentenced to slavery 1313 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick […]

#TodayInHistory – November 8

November 8 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 392 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman Emperor Theodosius declares Christian religion the state religion 1519 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1st meeting of Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II and […]

#TodayInHistory – November 7

November 7 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 921 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Treaty of Bonn: East France & West France recognize each other 1492 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Ensisheim Meteorite strikes a wheat field […]

#TodayInHistory – November 6

November 6 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1528 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador รlvar Nรบรฑez Cabeza de Vaca becomes first known European to set foot in Texas 1572 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – November 5

November 5 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1492 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Christopher Columbus 1st learns about growing and harvesting maize (corn) from Cuba’s indigenous population 1500 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Astronomer Copernicus observes […]

#TodayInHistory – November 4

November 4 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1333 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Flood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani. 1429 […]

#TodayInHistory – November 3

November 3 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 644 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Umar ibn al-Khattab, second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina 1394 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Jews are expelled […]

#TodayInHistory – November 2

November 2 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1642 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Second Battle of Breitenfeld, aka First Battle of Leipzig: victory for the Swedish army under Field Marshal Lennart Torstenson […]

#TodayInHistory – November 1

November 1 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 835 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ All Saints Day made compulsory by Pope Gregory IV throughout Frankish Kingdom 996 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ First recorded use of modern […]

#TodayInHistory – October 31

October 31 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1517 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Martin Luther sends his 95 Theses to Albrecht von Brandenburg, the Archbishop of Mainz, precipitating The Protestant Reformation 1541 […]

#TodayInHistory – October 30

October 30 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1270 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis ended by agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis […]

#TodayInHistory – October 29

October 29 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 539 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ King Cyrus “the Great” of Persia marches into Babylon, freeing Jewish captives and allowing them to return home […]