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#TodayInHistory – October 27

October 27 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 312 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman Emperor Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross. Constantine the Great’s […]

#TodayInHistory – October 26

October 26 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 740 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ An earthquake strikes Constantinople, causing damage to city walls and buildings 1366 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Comet 55P/1366 U1 (Tempel-Tuttle) approaches 0.0229 […]

#TodayInHistory – October 25

October 25 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1415 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Agincourt: Henry V’s forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight 1616 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – October 24

October 24 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1260 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Qutuz, Mamluk Sultans of Egypt (1259-60), is assassinated by Baibars, a fellow Mamluk leader, who seizes power for himself […]

#TodayInHistory – October 23

October 23 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 4004 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Archbishop James Ussher, Primate of All Ireland, announced in 1650 that the universe had been created at 8pm […]

#TodayInHistory – October 22

October 22 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 362 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The temple of Apollo at Daphne, outside of Antioch, is destroyed in a mysterious fire 1633 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of […]

#TodayInHistory – October 21

October 21 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 335 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman Emperor Constantine the Great rules that Jews are not allowed to purchase and circumcise Christian slaves 1520 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – October 20

October 20 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1097 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch during the First Crusade 1603 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Chinese uprising in the Philippines fails after 23,000 […]

#TodayInHistory – October 19

October 19 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 202 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Zama: Hannibal Barca and the Carthaginian army are defeated by Roman legions under Scipio Africanus, ending […]

#TodayInHistory – October 18

October 18 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1009 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is destroyed by the Fatimid caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, who hacks […]

#TodayInHistory – October 17

October 17 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 733 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle at Tours (Poitiers): Charles Martel’s Frankish and Burgundian forces beat those of al-Andalus under Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi […]

#TodayInHistory – October 16

October 16 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1384 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, despite being a woman 1793 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Nine months after the execution of her […]

#TodayInHistory – October 15

October 15 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 533 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Byzantine General Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals 1581 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Commissioned by […]

#TodayInHistory – October 14

October 14 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1066 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Hastings: William the Conqueror and his Norman army defeat the English forces of Harold II who is […]

#TodayInHistory – October 13

October 13 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 54 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Nero succeeds Claudius as Roman Emperor 1307 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ French King Philip IV has Grand Master Jacques de Molay and […]

#TodayInHistory – October 12

October 12 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 539 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The army of Cyrus the Great of Persia takes Babylon 1160 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Maurice de Sully is elected bishop […]

#TodayInHistory – October 11

October 11 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1138 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Earthquake in Aleppo, Syria, kills an estimated 230,000 1634 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Burchardi flood – “the second Grote Mandrenke” kills about […]

#TodayInHistory – October 10

October 10 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 354 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman Emperor Constantius gives grand circus and theater shows to mark 30th year of his reign as Caesar in […]

#TodayInHistory – October 9

October 9 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 768 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Charlemagne and his brother Carloman I are crowned Kings of The Franks 1000 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Leif Ericson discovers “Vinland” (possibly […]

#TodayInHistory – October 8

October 8 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 314 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle at Cibalae: Roman emperor in the west Constantine beats emperor in the east Licinius 1480 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Great standing […]

#TodayInHistory – October 7

October 7 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 3761 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar (Proleptic Julian calendar). 1571 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Lepanto: Holy League […]

#TodayInHistory – October 6

October 6 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 105 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus. 68 […]

#TodayInHistory – October 5

October 5 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1274 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Around 1,000 soldiers of the Mongol army land on the Japanese island of Tsushima, the first attack of Kublai […]

#TodayInHistory – October 4

October 4 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1363 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ End of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the Chinese rebel forces of Zhu Yuanzhang defeat that of his rival, […]

#TodayInHistory – October 3

October 3 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 2333 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ State of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao 52 […]

#TodayInHistory – October 2

October 2 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 939 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle at Andernach: King Otto & Hermann of Zwaben beat Eberhard of France & Giselbert of Lutherans 1187 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – October 1

October 1 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 331 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela 1688 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Prince Willem III […]

#TodayInHistory – September 30

September 30 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1520 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Suleiman the Magnificent succeeds his father Selam I as Ottoman Sultan (rules till 1566) 1659 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Peter Stuyvesant of […]

#TodayInHistory – September 29

September 29 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 522 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Darius I of Persia kills Magian usurper Gaumรขta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire 480 […]