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#TodayInHistory – April 3

April 3 – Some Important Events on this day 1367 👉🏼 Battle of Navarrete, La Rioja, Castile: alliance of King Peter of Castile and the English defeats Count Henry of […]

#TodayInHistory – April 2

April 2 – Some Important Events on this day 1453 👉🏼 Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (the current İstanbul), which falls on May 29 1513 👉🏼 Explorer Juan […]

#TodayInHistory – April 1

April 1 – Some Important Events on this day 374 👉🏼 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth ☄️ 527 👉🏼 Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his […]

Execution Rocks Lighthouse – New York

The solitary Execution Rocks Lighthouse in the Long Island Sound guards the way to mansions which inspired The Great Gatsby, but also hides a macabre history of murder. In the […]

#TodayInHistory – March 31

March 31 – Some Important Events on this day 1146 👉🏼 Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. […]

#TodayInHistory – March 30

March 30 – Some Important Events on this day 240 BC 👉🏼 1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet ☄️ 1282 👉🏼 The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin […]

#TodayInHistory – March 29

March 29 – Some Important Events on this day 1461 👉🏼 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton. Duke Edward of York defeats the Lancastrian army, deposes King Henry VI […]