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#TodayInHistory – May 8

May 8 – Some important events on this day 1360 👉🏼 Treaty of Brétigny signed by English & French, ending the first phase of the Hundred Years’ War 1521 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – May 7

May 7 – Some important events on this day 558 👉🏼 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Emperor Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt. 1429 👉🏼 […]

#May 6, 1994: English Channel tunnel opens

The Channel Tunnel, or “Chunnel,” linking England and France,was officially opened on this day, in a ceremony presided over by England’s Queen Elizabeth II and French President Francois Mitterrand, nearly […]

#TodayInHistory – May 6

May 6 – Some important events on this day 1527 👉🏼 Spanish & German Imperial troops sack Rome, ending Renaissance 1541 👉🏼 King Henry VIII orders a bible in English […]

#TodayInHistory – May 5

May 5 – Some important events on this day 1260 👉🏼 Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire. As Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, Kublai reigned from 1260 […]