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Kiipsaare Lighthouse | Saaremaa | Estonia

The slender lighthouse (Kiipsaare Tuletorn in Estonian) off the coast of the Estonian island of Saaremaa, on the Harilaid peninsula, casually leans to one side, continually beaten by the tireless […]

#TodayInHistory – September 29

September 29 – Some important events on this day. 522 BC 👉🏼 Darius I of Persia kills Magian usurper Gaumâta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire 480 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 28

September 28 – Some important events on this day. 48 BC 👉🏼 Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt. 935 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 27

September 27 – Some important events on this day. 1066 👉🏼 William the Conqueror’s troops set sail for England. In 1066 the course of British history changed forever when William, […]

#TodayInHistory – September 26

September 26 – Some important events on this day. 46 BC 👉🏼 Julius Caesar dedicates a temple to his mythical ancestor Venus Genetrix in accordance with a vow he made […]

#TodayInHistory – September 25

September 25 – Some important events on this day. 303 👉🏼 On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France. 1066 👉🏼 Battle of […]

#TodayInHistory – September 24

September 24 – Some important events on this day. 1180 👉🏼 Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline. 1493 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – September 23

September 23 – Some importants events on this day 1122 👉🏼 Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V 1408 👉🏼 Battle of Othée: […]

Mabon (?) and the Autumn Equinox

Not everyone knows that the Wheel of the Year is a set of eight seasonal celebrations spaced approximately 6-7 weeks apart through the year, which mark a combination of Solstices, […]

#TodayInHistory – September 22

September 22 – Some important events on this day. 1236 👉🏼 The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Šiauliai. 1499 👉🏼 Switzerland becomes […]

#TodayInHistory – September 21

September 21 – Some important events on this day. 1192 👉🏼 English King Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria 1217 👉🏼 The Estonian tribal […]

#TodayInHistory – September 20

September 20 – Some important events on this day. 451 👉🏼 Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun at The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (Chalons-sur-Marne), halting Hun invasion […]

#TodayInHistory – September 19

September 19 – Some important events on this day. 1356 👉🏼 English forces under Edward the Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during […]

#TodayInHistory – September 18

September 18 – Some important events on this day. 96 👉🏼 Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated 1454 👉🏼 In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army […]

#TodayInHistory – September 17

September 17 – Some important events on this day. 642 👉🏼 Arab forces under Amr ibn al-‘As conquer Alexandria 1156 👉🏼 Emperor Frederick Barbarossa issues the ‘Privilegium Minus’ decree, which […]